How the Socceroos rated against Honduras

As it happened: v Honduras

Mat Ryan: Didn’t have much to do, but bravely came out to dive on a through ball and wore one for his troubles late on – distribution was decent, will be filthy with that missed cross in the final minute. 6/10

Bailey Wright: Got forward well at times, and was very stout defensively. This defensive combination has looked pretty strong over the past two legs. 7.5

Trent Sainsbury: A couple of nervous passes early on, but was the catalyst for a lot of n attacks with drilled balls from the back. 7.5

Matthew Jurman: Had to play essentially the entire game on a booking, but you wouldn’t have known it. All his challenges bar that first one were assured, and his positioning was sound. 7.5

Mat Leckie: Pace and energy down the wing, he has taken to this wingback role like a duck to water, consistently pestering the Honduras players down that right flank. 8

Aziz Behich: Heavily involved, lots of good runs and was the spark for the Socceroos in both legs, really. Has made that left back role his after a rotating cast in the past few years. 8

Mile Jedinak: Even without the goals, an absolutely brilliant performance. Cut down passing lanes, played some lovely passes and patrolled the midfield like a true leader. 9

Mark Milligan: If Jedinak didn’t stop them, Milligan did. Played the deep destroyer role very well, stifling Honduras all night long, before being subbed off right at the death. 7.5

Aaron Mooy: Left a fair bit to be desired in terms of dead ball delivery over both legs, but his actions in open play were as reliable as ever – blossoming into a true star of the game. 7

Tom Rogic: Should have scored a few minutes before half time, but was influential with some beautiful touches throughout. His brilliant run won the free kick for the first goal. 8

Tim Cahill: Ran his heart out and rattled the bar with a header from a position that not many, if any players in the world would have thought about scoring. Outstanding shift. 8

Tomi Juric: Played his role as a substitute striker to perfection, holding the ball up and winning fouls. A big part of the future. 6

Robbie Kruse: Didn’t get much game time, but won the penalty for the third goal after being absolutely scythed down from behind. 6

James Troisi: Came on with two minutes left – nearly got an assist with a low cross. N/A

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