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World Cup - Group C - Australia vs Peru

Lack of top-level striker cost Socceroos in Russia - media

Australian media lamented the absence of a top-level marksman as the Socceroos bowed out of the World Cup with a 2-0 defeat to Peru in Sochi on Tuesday, finishing bottom of a pool in which they competed in all three matches but never led.

World Cup - Group C - Australia vs Peru

Carrillo wonder strike sparks late Peru party

A stunning Andre Carrillo volley gave Peru their first World Cup goal in 36 years before captain Paolo Guerrero grabbed a second as the Andean nation condemned Australia to a 2-0 defeat in Sochi on Tuesday and a regretful exit from Russia.

World Cup - Group C - Australia vs Peru

Bittersweet end for Van Marwijk as Australia eliminated

Bert van Marwijk's short reign as Australia coach came to a bittersweet end as his side were beaten 2-0 by Peru to finish bottom of Group C, but the Dutchman was still looking on the bright side as he departed the World Cup.

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