FIFA Confederation Cup : Germany defeat Australia 3-2

The  German machines defeated  beat Australia in Sochi 3-2 to get their first Confederations Cup campaign to a winning start.

Australia were 3-1 down when Tomi Juric’s goal was allowed to stand despite a suspected handball after a review by the video assistant referee.

Lars Stindl had put Germany ahead before Celtic’s Tom Rogic equalised.

Julian Draxler’s penalty made it 2-1 after Leon Goretzka was fouled before Goretzka got the third.

Germany were denied a fourth goal in Russia when Timo Werner hit the post.

Joachim Low has named seven uncapped players in his Confederations Cup squad after resting experienced keeper Manuel Neuer, Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil, defender Mats Hummels and forward Thomas Muller, BBC reports.

Germany’s next Group B game is against Chile, who beat Cameroon 2-0 on Sunday, on Thursday (19:00 BST) in Kazan.

Australia face Cameroon on Thursday (16:00 BST) in St Petersburg.

Source: ( PM News )

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