The Socceroos and the Danes had been in danger of crashing out of the tournament.
Mathew Leckie’s second-half strike put the Socceroos in the knockout stages for the first time since 2006.
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Rest easy, soccer fans. Lionel Messi will grace the World Cup stage at least one more time. The Argentina great had a penalty saved but his team still beat Poland 2-0 Wednesday after second-half goals from Alexis Mac Allister and Julian Alvarez and advanced to the last 16. Argentina finished in first place in Group C to set up a match against Australia, a surprise qualifier for the knockout stage. It’s a strong position for Argentina to be in, especially considering the team o