If you got up early on Saturday morning, you were in for a treat. The Socceroos of Australia, needing to get a result and avoid elimination from the 2022 FIFA World Cup, scored a beauty of a goal in the first half against Tunisia.
In the 23rd minute, Australia striker Mitchell Duke scored a glancing header with his back to the goal. It was a great team goal with a little bit of a lucky bounce but it was a beauty nonetheless.
⚽️ ¡YA LO GANA AUSTRALIA! 🇦🇺
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Duke’s son was in the stands and while there was a bit of distance between them, he got to celebrate with his dad and see him score.
Mitch Duke's son was spotted doing his dad's celebration in the stands after his goal ❤️🇦🇺 pic.twitter.com/iokgf7646U
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After getting the defending World Cup champs out of the way first, Australia’s run should be a bit easier but it’ll still be difficult. Tunisia and Denmark drew in their first match and are competitive in their own right.
At halftime, Australia is up 1-0 and while a draw will keep them alive for the knockout stage, they will want to get the win. On the other side, Tunisia knows that they need to get points when they can because France is looming ahead.