Peru defeat Australia 2-0 in Group C clash

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Sochi (Russia), June 26 (IANS) Peru ended their FIFA World Cup 2018 campaign on a winning note as they thrashed Australia 2-0 in their last Group C clash at the Fisht stadium here on Tuesday.

After already being eliminated from the tournament after losing both their previous games, Peru shattered Australia’s thin hopes of entering the Round of 16.

Andre Carrillo’s 18th-minute volley gave Peru a 1-0 lead over Australia before Paolo Guerrero found the back of the net in the 50th minute to extend the lead.

Despite various attempts, Australia failed to open their account till the final whistle was blown.

–IANS

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