Socceroos v Japan: Blue Samurai qualify for Russia 2018 World Cup after beating Australia 2-0 as it happened

Socceroos v Japan: Blue Samurai qualify for Russia 2018 World Cup after beating Australia 2-0 as it happened

Socceroos v Japan: Blue Samurai qualify for Russia 2018 World Cup after beating Australia 2-0 as it happened

Updated 31 August 2017, 22:45 AEST

Japan qualifies for the 2018 FIFA World Cup after beating Australia 2-0, with the Socceroos needing to beat Thailand in Melbourne and hope other results go their way.

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