Tigers tooth­less against Soc­ceroos

Western Suburbs Weekly - - Drive Way -

MORE than 19,000 fans watched the Soc­ceroos tri­umph over the Ben­gal Tigers 5-0 at Perth Oval last Thurs­day.

The Aus­tralian team beat Bangladesh con­vinc­ingly in the World Cup qual­i­fier for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Rus­sia.

Mathew Leckie scored the first goal of the match six min­utes in, while Tom Rogic kicked two and Nathan Burns and Aaron Moody each scored a goal.

Coach Ange Postecoglou benched cap­tain Tim Cahill and Mile Je­d­i­nak was side­lined with a ham­string in­jury.

The Soc­ceroos will play in Ta­jik­istan tonight.

Clock­wise from above: The Soc­ceroos make a cross to Mathew Leckie in front of goals; Nathan Burns on the at­tack; Bangladesh goal­keeper Sahidul Alam makes a save.

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