Did the Socceroos win? Australia-Palestine result, result of the FIFA World Cup qualifying match in Perth

The Socceroos faced Palestine in Perth on Tuesday evening in the final match of the second round of World Cup qualifying.

With qualification to the next stage assured, Graham Arnold named a revised Australian team that included Joe Gauci in goal and Alessandro Circati at the back.

Here’s how the team performed.

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Did the Socceroos win last night? Match result Australia vs. Palestine, result

Last night the Socceroos recorded an impressive 5-0 victory over Palestine.

The result meant Australia finished the second qualifying round with a perfect record, winning all six matches.

Kusini Yengi featured in attack, scoring two goals in the first half, confirming his status as the team’s first choice striker.

His attacking partner Adam Taggart also scored in a dominant first 45 minutes.

The Socceroos continued to capitalize on their chances, with Martin Boyle finding the second goal early in the second stanza.

Palestine started to look more comfortable in the later stages of the game and had some dangerous spells.

However, their heavy defeat was confirmed when Nestory Irankunda – who made his national team debut last week – scored a penalty minutes before the end of the match.

Socceroos goalkeepers vs Palestine


  • Kusini Yengi – 5 feet (p), 41 feet
  • Adam Taggart – 26′
  • Martin Boyle – 53′
  • Nestory Irankunda – 87′ (P)


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Socceroos vs. Statistics Palestine

Australia Palestine
10 Shots 11
6 Shots on target 2
57% Possession 43%
584 Season tickets 454
87% Passing accuracy 84%
11 Fouls 9
3/0 Yellow/red cards 1/0

Socceroos 2026 World Cup qualifying results

Game Date Stadium
Australia 7 def. Bangladesh 0 November 16 AAMI Park in Melbourne
Australia 1 def. Palestine 0 November 22 Jaber Al-Ahmad International Stadium in Kuwait
Australia 2 def. Lebanon 0 March 21 CommBank Stadium in Sydney
Lebanon 0 rooms By Australia 5 March 26 GIO Stadium in Canberra
Bangladesh 0 rooms By Australia 2 June 6 Bashundhara Kings Arena in Dhaka
Australia 5 def. Palestine 0 11 June HBF Park in Perth