FIFA Confederations Cup: Cameroon 1-1 Australia- Match Report

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CAMEROON and Australia kept their slim Confederations Cup hopes alive after playing out an entertaining 1-1 draw this afternoon.

Both teams arrived at the Stadion Krestovskyi desperate for a win after losing their opening matches.

Cameroon and Australia played out an entertaining 1-1 draw in the Confederations Cup

Cameroon and Australia played out an entertaining 1-1 draw in the Confederations Cup

Cameroon were defeated 2-0 by Chile while Australia gave Germany a fright despite losing 3-2.

However, neither side could find the ultimate breakthrough as they each took away a point ahead of their final games against the Group B leaders, who play later this evening.

The match started quickly, with Cameroon having the better of the chances as they exploited the wide areas of the pitch.

Aguissa gave Cameroon the lead just before half-time

Aussie fans still optimistic despite defeat to Germany in Confederations Cup

The ace was delighted with his lovely chipped finish

The ace was delighted with his lovely chipped finish

And the African Cup of Nations champions were rewarded moments before half-time when they took the lead through Andre-Frank Zambo Aguissa.

The ace latched onto a terrific pass before deftly chipping the Aussie keeper and sending half the stadium into raptures.

Australia equalised from the spot through Milligan

The current Group B standings

The current Group B standings

Neither team was able to find another goal

Neither team was able to find another goal.

But the lead was short-lived when Mark Milligan equalised from the spot after 60 minutes.

Gersbach was fouled by Mabouka in the box and Milligan kept a cool head to restore parity.

Cameroon fans enjoyed every moment of the game

Cameroon fans enjoyed every moment of the game

Group B Schedule

18 June: Cameroon 0 Chile 2

19 June: Australia 2 Germany 3

22 June: Cameroon 1 Australia 1

22 June: Germany vs Chile

25 June: Germany vs Cameroon

25 June: Chile vs Australia

Australia fans were delighted with their team's performance

 
Australia fans were delighted with their team’s performance.

The result means that both Cameroon and Australia now have a point on the board, with Chile and Germany already on three ahead of their game tonight.

Cameroon and Australia still technically stand a chance of reaching the next round, but it seems unlikely either will actually make it.

 

The Sun

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