Australia’s Tim Cahill fires home a left-footed volley in the World Cup Group B clash against the Netherlands at  Beira Rio stadium in Porto Alegre. Photograph: Darren Staples/Reuters

Netherlands 3 Australia 2Louis van Gaal had complained beforehand about his view from the dugout but for much of this extraordinary game the Dutch man(...)

Jean Beausejour   celebrates scoring Chile’s third goal with Mauricio Pinilla during the World Cup Group B match against Australia at Arena Pantanal  in Cuiaba, Brazil. Photograph: Cameron Spencer/Getty Images

Chile 3 Australia 1Chile held off an Australia fightback to open their World Cup campaign with a 3-1 win over the battling Socceroos in Cuiaba.The Sou(...)

Australian player Tim Cahill (front) and teammates during a training session at earlier this week. Photograph: EPA

If Australia’s World Cup warm-up against Ecuador in London in March is anything to go by, their opening Group B clash with Chile at the Pantanal Arena(...)