The bookmakers regard Australia’s World Cup possibilities as something worse than a snowball’s survival chances in hell. ...
While Sportsbet have priced up [Socceroos coach] Postecoglou’s squad at 500-1, they have four teams at even longer odds: Iran (1500-1) Algeria (2000-1), Costa Rica (2000-1) and Honduras (3,000-1).
Given what we have seen in the three matches Australia has played under their new coach (a 1-0 win in Sydney against an under-strength Costa Rica, a bizarre 4-3 defeat to Ecuador in London and the laboured draw with the South Africans) it is fair to ask, whether Australia is in the fact the worst team in the tournament. ...
[Article goes on to discuss how Iran, Algeria, Costa Rica and Honduras are all better credentialled than the Socceroos ...]
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