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Italy 1-0 Australia
Monday, 26 June 2006

Italy fans in Kaiserslautern

Italy's supporters arrive in Kaiserslautern hoping their side can overcome Australia to reach the World Cup quarter-finals

Australia fans

Australian fans are looking to cheer their side on to what would be a massive shock if they manage to win

Australia striker Mark Viduka kisses his son Joey

Striker Mark Viduka - a key player for the Australians - kisses his son Joey ahead of the big game

Luca Toni of Italy is challenged by Scott Chipperfield

Luca Toni of Italy is beaten in the air by Scott Chipperfield as Australia work hard to close down their opponents early on

Simone Perrotta is challenged by Luke Wilkshire

Bristol City's Luke Wilkshire - in for the suspended Brett Emerton - keeps Italy midfielder Simone Perrotta at bay

Italy's Alberto Gilardino shoots

Italy's Alberto Gilardino goes close with a driven shot near the end of a goalless first half

Marco Materazzi fouls Marco Bresciano

Italian defender Marco Materazzi (r) fouls Marco Bresciano five minutes into the second half

Marco Materazzi (r) fouls Marco Bresciano  is sent off

Materazzi receives a red card for the challenge and the furious Italians are reduced to 10 men

Mark Viduks battles with Fabio Cannavaro

Viduka causes Italy captain Fabio Cannavaro problems in the air as Australia threaten to pull off an upset

Tim Cahill

The game looks to be heading for extra time when Australia midfielder Tim Cahill misses a golden late chance to score

Fabio Grosso is fouled by Lucas Neill

But in injury time Fabio Grosso is brought down by Blackburn's Lucas Neill and Italy are awarded a penalty

Mark Schwarzer is beaten by Francesco Totti's penalty

Goalkeeper Mark Schwarzer is unable to keep out Francesco Totti's spot-kick and Australia go out of the tournament

Australia bow out of the World Cup

Australia coach Guus Hiddink tries to console his dejected players as they applaud their thousands of fans

Italy celebrate

But the overjoyed Italians can celebrate a dramatic victory that puts them into the last eight


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