Australia qualified for the round of 16 of the FIFA World Cup by defeating Denmark 1-0 in their match today in the third and final round of the group stage.
The Australian national team raised its score with this victory to 6 points, in second place in Group D, behind France, the leader with 6 points, which is ahead of its Australian counterpart on goal difference, so that the two teams qualify together to the next round as first and second in this group.
The Tunisian team did not benefit from its victory over its French counterpart with a goal without a response at the end of the group stage, as the Tunisian team ranked third with 4 points, ahead of its fourth Danish counterpart, who has one point.
In the match that was held at Al Janoub Stadium, the Australian team achieved a valuable victory over its Danish counterpart, where the third minute witnessed a powerful shot by the Australian team that would have scored had it not been for the intervention of the Danish defense, which responded with several attacks, most notably Jensen's shot, which was blocked by the goalkeeper at the eleventh minute. With the passage of time, the team increased The Australian from his attacks was the best party.
With the start of the second half, the Australian team translated its advantage into Matthew Leckie's goal in the 60th minute, and despite the great offensive pressure of the Danish team, Australia maintained its coherent defense, ending the match by winning with a goal without a response.
In the match that was held at the Education City Stadium, Tunisia defeated its French counterpart with a goal without a response, and the victory did not change anything in the calculations of qualifying for the round of 16 after Australia defeated Denmark and moved to second place.
The Tunisian team made a remarkable performance, as Anis Bin Suleiman's header, which was blocked by the French goalkeeper in the 30th minute, was one of the most dangerous chances, followed four minutes later by Wehbe Al-Khazmari's shot, and again the goalkeeper blocked it. The team is in the middle, but there are no scoring opportunities, and the match ends with Tunisia winning 1-0.
The Netherlands, Senegal, England, USA, France, Australia, Brazil and Portugal have qualified for the round of 16 so far.
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