The chart below details nearly all the ways group play could end for Australia. Each cell in the chart represents the outcome of two games. Green cells mean that Australia will advance to the next round of the tournament. Pink cells are bad news: they represent outcomes that eliminate Australia.
|Australia wins and Tunisia wins||Tunisia wins and Australia and Denmark tie||Denmark wins and Tunisia wins|
|Australia wins and Tunisia and France tie||Both matches tie||Denmark wins and Tunisia and France tie|
|Australia wins and France wins||France wins and Australia and Denmark tie||Denmark wins and France wins|
Australia’s final place in Group D
In the most surprising round of 16 qualification so far, Australia advanced with a 1-0 victory over Denmark. The Australians have looked impressive since losing, 4-1, to France in their opener. They will face Argentina next.
Here are the group matches for Australia:
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