UPDATE - World Cup 2022: One spot left as Australia qualify for tournament

 Australia became the 31st country to qualify for the 2022 World Cup, thanks to

a 5-4 penalty shootout win over Peru on Monday.

It was the single game playoff between the fifth-placed finishers in Asian and South American qualifying matches.

The match ended 0-0, before substitute goalkeeper, Andrew Redmayne saved the last penalty from Alex Valera.

Australia has now qualified for a fifth successive World Cup and a sixth in total.

They will play in Group D alongside holders France, Denmark and Tunisia.

On Tuesday, the last spot at Qatar 2022 will be decided when Costa Rica and New Zealand clash in their inter-continental playoff, also at the Ahmad bin Ali Stadium.


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