Blow for Socceroos as France stars rested for Denmark match

The team now sit in third in the group with one draw from two games, behind France with six points and Denmark with four. "What we couldn't do in the other (matches), we were able to do it today", Gareca said. Otherwise, none of Didier Deschamps' players over-exerted themselves and France still remain something of an unknown quantity at the World Cup after three unimpressive showings.

A thrilling finish to France's group campaign didn't materialise in their last game against Denmark which ended goalless.

"If you play like that and you create chances, then you have to score; that was our problem".

Van Marwijk's short-term contract as Socceroos coach now expires, with Graham Arnold to take over on a four-year deal.

"Not a success but also not a failure", he said.

A victory for La Albiceleste over Nigeria in Saint Petersburg will give them a good chance of reaching the round of 16, but progress will also be dependent on the result from Iceland's clash with Croatia in Rostov-on-Don.

Eriksen, who has already found the net once for Denmark in the World Cup, believes that the group is still wide open and the team is exclusively focused on getting a good result against a strong French side.

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Australia need to beat bottom side Peru and hope Denmark lose to France , and also need at least a two-goal swing in their favour. A draw between those sides and and an Iceland win means it's down to the tiebreakers again between Nigeria and Iceland .

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Brazil's last-gasp win over Costa Rica took them alongside Switzerland on four points, with Serbia on three. Today we came to the pitch with a different attitude and perspective and that's made the pressure better.

But van Marwijk took some solace from squeezing the best from his unheralded players.

Mathew Leckie had a half-chance for Australia three minutes later when he met a cross from full-back Aziz Behich, but the number seven's header was always rising over the crossbar.

"And the way they improved, you don't see that often at this level".

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When Australian goalkeeper Mathew Ryan asked his family if anyone wanted to come and watch him play in the World Cup in Russian Federation, there was an enthusiastic response: from 27 of them.

"I liked the period I have worked with these guys".

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