HARBOURSPORT  
WORLD CUP QUALIFIER - AUSTRALIA v UZBEKISTAN
Stadium Australia, Wednesday 1st April 2009.
Photos by Michael Shillito
Singing on the train on the
way to the game
The Brewery was packed
for pre-match drinkies
The Youth Choir sing
before the match
The Aussie fans are in
voice
The giant flag comes over
the crowd
The teams enter the arena
Lining up for the national
anthems
The scarves go up for the
Australian anthem
The teams take their
places for the game
Kick off
The Uzbek keeper makes
an early save
Another possession for
Carl Valeri
The players position
themselves for a header
Lucas Neill clears the ball
out of trouble
Uzbekistan take a
throw-in
The Aussies stand and
sing
The Aussie subs warm up
Australia sets a 2-man
wall
An Uzbekistan actor
pretends to be injured
Into the second half
Australia creates another
attacking opportunity
Although not full, the
eastern stand was well
populated
The western stand wasn't
as full, but not a bad
crowd
The small Uzbekistan
contingent on the
opposite corner
Pim Verbeek watches the
action
The Aussies continue to
press
Another fine piece of
Uzbek sportsmanship
An Aussie shot on goal is
saved
Australia on the attack
Scott Chipperfield takes
Australia forward
Mark Bresciano just
clears the wall
Battle for a header
As the rain comes down,
Josh Kennedy scores for
Australia
The players celebrate
And the crowd goes wild
Another Uzbek goes down
The referee points to the
spot
Harry Kewell steps up to
take the shot
The keeper is beaten, and
it's Australia 2-0
Celebration time for the
Socceroos
An early shower for Harry
Kewell
The Mexican wave goes
round the ground
The scarves go up as the
triumphant crowd sings
4 minutes till party time
Uzbekistan think they
scored, but it's offside
It's all over - 2-0 to the
Socceroos
Celebration time - singing
in the rain
As the players do a lap of
honour