The Australians are taking on a Netherlands team that dominated defending champions Spain and look like the new favorites to win the tournament. In the 20th minute, Netherlands’ Arjen Robben ran through the defense and gave the Dutch the lead.
In the next minute, Australian goal scoring wizard Tim Cahill struck a volley to score an absolutely remarkable goal. It gave Cahill 50 percent of all Australian goals in World Cup history.
That goal was shortly celebrated for Cahill though. In the 43rd minute, Cahill fouled Bruno Martins Indi hard and was shown a yellow card. It was his first of the game but second of the tournament meaning he is suspended for their final game of group play against Spain. If the Australian team fail to advance to the knockout round, as expected, this game against the Netherlands would be Cahill’s final game of the tournament.
It also means it could be his final game of his World Cup career at 34-years old.