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‘It’s only positive’: latest victory gives another glimpse of Socceroos’ future | Australia

‘It’s only positive’: latest victory gives another glimpse of Socceroos’ future | Australia

The winners were everywhere. For coach Graham Arnold, it was securing passage to the next phase of World Cup qualifying, without conceding a goal. The near-capacity crowd in Perth were treated to a first Socceroos match since 2016, and goals to boot. The West Australian players, scattered throughout the team, delighted their friends and family at hand.

But more than anything, this 5-0 triumph over a valiant Palestine was a victory for the Socceroos’ future. The glimpses were numerous. A clinical Kusini Yengi, with two goals ahead of his first season in England’s Championship. Alessandro Circati, going up to Serie A himself, cultured and committed when called upon. A powerful, efficient Cam Burgess – Circati’s partner in central defence – ahead of his imminent debut in Premier League.

Where once Australia lacked a presence in the world’s top club competitions, now they are…

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