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Topic # 224290 11-Nov-2017 07:51
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Can anyone tell me what we need to get through to the world cup.

We are playing Peru twice, do we need to win both games or just one?

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  Reply # 1899118 11-Nov-2017 08:01
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It's the aggregate score of both games.

 

E.g. NZ-Peru: 1-0, Peru-NZ: 2-0, aggregate score 2-1 to Peru, Peru goes through.

 

Away goals count 'double'

 

E.g. NZ-Peru: 1-0, Peru-NZ: 2-1, aggregate score 2-2 but NZ goes through because they scored an away goal.

 

If it's tied at full-time after the 2nd game, E.g. NZ-Peru: 2-1, Peru-NZ: 2-1, aggregate score 3-3 then there will be extra time of 15 minutes each way.  If it' still tied up there will be a penalty shoot-out (for which the double away goal rule no longer aplies).





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  Reply # 1899119 11-Nov-2017 08:02
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You need to win over the two legs,not sure but I'd imagine away goals will count if its close

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  Reply # 1899151 11-Nov-2017 10:47
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Moved to the Sports sub-forum.

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  Reply # 1899354 11-Nov-2017 19:32
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Just got home from the game.

 

Despite it being a scoreless draw and the less than mediocre quality football it was very entertaining.  Fantastic crowd and a great atmosphere, especially with the passion of the Peruvian fans.

 

@Boeingflyer Although NZ didn't win we're still very much in this.  A draw in Lima with goals scored, or a win, means NZ will qualify.





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  Reply # 1899356 11-Nov-2017 19:34
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floydbloke:

Just got home form the game.


Despite it being a scoreless draw and the less than mediocre quality football it was very entertaining.  Fantastic crowd and a great atmosphere, especially with the passion of the Peruvian fans.


@Boeingflyer Although NZ didn't win we're still very much in this.  A draw in Lima with goals scored, or a win, means NZ will qualify.



Thanks for the breakdown, managed to catch the end of it on TV.

I was there for the Bahrain game years ago, first ever match and it was amazing!!!

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  Reply # 1899430 11-Nov-2017 22:08
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There is a clear difference in class between Peru and NZ. Peru played to instructions not to concede a goal, and NZ couldn’t score one. Peru 3-0 in Lima.




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  Reply # 1902774 16-Nov-2017 14:59
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Just reading the coverage of the way the Peru fans are treating our players and fans in Lima. What a bunch of a'holes!. Kind of regretting being so nice to them last week in Wellington.




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  Reply # 1902776 16-Nov-2017 15:05
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Yeah and I recall a story about some Peruvian official (mayor, MP, something) having a whinge after a Kiwi football official suggested our crowd give the Peruvians a hostile reception in the first leg. He said that Peru loves the game and would always treat their opponents with respect, blah blah. Now look at them!


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  Reply # 1902787 16-Nov-2017 15:47
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1-0 :(

All whites look soft at the moment :(




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  Reply # 1902789 16-Nov-2017 16:03
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kobiak: 1-0 :(

All whites look soft at the moment :(


At least it was an open play goal and not the result of someone taking a dive.




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