Result: Wales 1-2 Australia

Result: Wales 1-2 Australia
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Wales' preparations for their upcoming Euro 2012 qualifiers ended in a 2-1 defeat against Australia.

Wales's preparations for their upcoming Euro 2012 qualifiers ended in a 2-1 defeat against Australia.

Everton's Tim Cahill gave the visitors the lead just before half time, turning in a Jack Wilshere cross.

Robbie Kruse doubled their advantage on the hour, slotting the ball into an empty net after goalkeeper Wayne Hennessey parried the ball into his path.

Gary Speed's side pulled a goal back in the final ten minutes, Darcy Blake heading home his first international goal.

Wales next play two Euro 2012 qualifiers in five days, first against Montenegro on September 2 before a trip to Wembley to face England on September 6.

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