Russia 2018 World Cup Playoff: Honduras, Australia Clash End In Stalemate

Australia are massive favourites to qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia after they played out a goalless draw with hosts Honduras in the first leg of their intercontinental playoff clash.

The second leg is scheduled to take place in Australia on Wednesday, November 15 with the home side now firm favourites to book a spot at next year’s tournament in Russia.

Honduras are at this stage after they finished behind Mexico,  Costa Rica and Panama in the CONCACAF region while Australia saw off Syria over two legs in the Asian playoffs to seal a meeting with their opponents in a bid to determine who will qualify for the tournament.