Harry Souttar the hero and villain as Socceroos let two-goal lead slip in draw with Mexico | Football

With a sudden burst of intent that belied his two-metre frame, Harry Souttar darted in front of Johan Vásquez to meet Martin Boyle’s corner with a glancing header. Guillermo Ochoa was able to do little more than watch as the ball flew across his body and nestled itself into the bottom corner of the net. Sixteen minutes in at Cowboys Stadium in Texas and Australia led Mexico 1-0.

Flash forward to the 83rd minute, with the Socceroos looking to hold onto a 2-1 lead against an El Tri onslaught, and a long-ball forward sat up for Souttar on the edge of his penalty area. It appeared a simple…

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