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Russia 2018 World Cup Qualifiers - as they happen

04:20

That concludes another big day of LIVE coverage on FIFA.com as Australia and Peru collected the final tickets to Russia.

We hope you have enjoyed our coverage of 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers over the past couple of years. There will be more World Cup coverage starting with the Final Draw next month in Moscow, and of course the main event mid next year.

See you soon !!

04:18
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Peru end their 36-year FIFA World Cup drought in memorable fashion, and the famous red sash will once again feature at football's greatest stage in Russia next year.

04:13

Jefferson Farfan and Christian Ramos put their names into Peruvian folklore by getting on the scoresheet on the night Peru qualify for Russia to complete the FIFA World Cup's 32-nation field.

It has been a gallant effort from Oceania champions New Zealand who were impressively resilient against highly-regarded opponents.

The final whistle sounds.
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The final whistle sounds.
04:07
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FULL TIME Peru 2-0 New Zealand (2-0 agg)

There it is !!

Peru are headed to Russia thanks to goals in each half.

04:03
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New Zealand's Chris Wood has a great chance to set up a grandstand finish but he pushes just wide under pressure from the goalkeeper in the final minute of regular time. Possibly New Zealand's best chance of either leg.

86' Adrián ZELA (in) comes off the bench to replace Christian CUEVA (out) (Peru)
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86' Adrián ZELA (in) comes off the bench to replace Christian CUEVA (out) (Peru)
80' Pedro GALLESE (Peru) is yellow carded.
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80' Pedro GALLESE (Peru) is yellow carded.
03:52
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Peru are now just ten minutes away from winning their spot at Russia 2018.

That second goal was a hammer blow for New Zealand who were just starting to get a foothold in the game.

Peru looking relatively comfortable now, and a goal at either end remains likely as the Kiwis throw numbers forward.

77' Jeremy BROCKIE (in) comes off the bench to replace Andrew DURANTE (out) (New Zealand)
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77' Jeremy BROCKIE (in) comes off the bench to replace Andrew DURANTE (out) (New Zealand)
75' Christian RAMOS (Peru) is yellow carded.
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75' Christian RAMOS (Peru) is yellow carded.
74' Andre CARRILLO (in) comes off the bench to replace Andy POLO (out) (Peru)
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74' Andre CARRILLO (in) comes off the bench to replace Andy POLO (out) (Peru)
03:39
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Peru 2-0 New Zealand

New Zealand fails to clear a corner and Christian Ramos has no trouble tucking away the loose ball from close range. Will that be the goal which locks up Peru's spot in Russia?

65' Yoshimar YOTUN (in) comes off the bench to replace Raul RUIDIAZ (out) (Peru)
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65' Yoshimar YOTUN (in) comes off the bench to replace Raul RUIDIAZ (out) (Peru)
65' Christian RAMOS (Peru) scores!!
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65' Christian RAMOS (Peru) scores!!
58' Marco ROJAS (in) comes off the bench to replace Clayton LEWIS (out) (New Zealand)
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58' Marco ROJAS (in) comes off the bench to replace Clayton LEWIS (out) (New Zealand)
03:21
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The Fourth Official has held up four additional minutes.

46' Before the second half begins Chris WOOD (in) comes off the bench to replace Bill TUILOMA (out) (New Zealand)
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46' Before the second half begins Chris WOOD (in) comes off the bench to replace Bill TUILOMA (out) (New Zealand)
The second half kicks off.
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The second half kicks off.
03:07
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Can Peru extend their lead or hang onto their one-goal advantage?

The home side have looked good while New Zealand have looked dangerous from a couple of set-pieces and they will no doubt bring on attacking star Chris Wood at some point.

03:05
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03:04
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HALF-TIME: Peru 1-0 New Zealand

Jefferson Farfan's lone goal midway through the first half has Peru partway towards ending their three-and-half decade FIFA World Cup drought.

The referee brings the first half to an end.
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The referee brings the first half to an end.
02:57
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Extraordinary save from New Zealand goalkeeper Stefan Marinovic who pushes out a skidding long-range shot from Miguel Trauco before somehow blocking what seemed a likely goal on the follow-up.

02:47
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PERU 1-0 NEW ZEALAND

That is the moment Peru was waiting for and it comes from a combination of Peru's two most prominent attacking outlets. Playmaker Christian Cueva breaks quickly and lays off a perfect ball for Jefferson Farfan to lash home an unstoppable effort from near the penalty spot.

27' Jefferson FARFAN (Peru) scores!!
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27' Jefferson FARFAN (Peru) scores!!
27'Jefferson FARFAN (Peru) scores!!
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27'Jefferson FARFAN (Peru) scores!!
02:37
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Peru have been dominant in the early stages, but New Zealand will be pleased to have survived the opening period with their goal in tact. The Kiwis win their first corner on 20 minutes and no doubt will look to start building more possession.

21' Edison FLORES (Peru) is cautioned.
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21' Edison FLORES (Peru) is cautioned.
19' Ryan THOMAS (New Zealand) is yellow carded.
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19' Ryan THOMAS (New Zealand) is yellow carded.
02:20
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Off the crossbar! An unlikely source nearly produces a goal as Peru fullback Luis Advincula fires a fierce 25-metre shot onto the crossbar.

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