Jedinak equalises for Australia as Socceroos hold Denmark in World Cup clash

Jedinak equalises for Australia as Socceroos hold Denmark in World Cup clash

- Australia force Denmark to 1-1 draw in the second Group C game at the ongoing FIFA World Cup in Russia.

- Denmark will battle France in their last group game while Australia and Peru will fight it out simultaneously.

It was not to be for either side as Denmark and Australia played the game to a stalemate. It was either team's second group game at the Mundial.

Christian Eriksen put his side in front as early as the seventh minute after receiving a superb layoff from Nicolai Joergensen.

The Danish Dynamite settled in faster into the game as they tried to stun their opponents. But Australia dealt with the dangers successfully.

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Both teams continued to size themselves up earlier in the game until the 26-year-old lashed the ball into the roof of the net.

Despite trailing by a goal, the Socceroos never gave uo as they took the game to their opponents in search of an equaliser.

However, their efforts paid off in the 38th minute of the encounter after the Video Assistant Referee spotted a handball in Denmark's danger box.

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Yussuf Poulsen was spotted to have handled the ball in his side's 18 yard box after trying to nod out a cross from the Australian.

Aston Villa's Mile Jedinak stepped up and converted for Australia's equaliser.

Both sides made changes in the second half of the meeting but the substitutions did not have much effect in the game as they shared the spoils at the end.

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Australia play Peru in their last group game while Denmark come up against fellow Europeans, France.

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