8 Oct 2011

Socceroos crush Malaysia in Canberra

11:56 am on 8 October 2011

The Australian footballers steamrolled their way to a 5-0 win over Malaysia with the Asian minnows offering little resistance as World Cup qualifying warm-up opponents at Canberra Stadium on Friday night.

With the Socceroos using the friendly match as a tune-up for Tuesday's qualifier with Oman in Sydney, it was one-way traffic in front of 10,041 fans as the gulf between the teams looked every bit the 128 ranking places that separate them.