Secret Socceroos goalkeeper switch plan hatched weeks before World Cup playoff

Substitute Andrew Redmayne hailed a hero after shootout winAustralia beat Peru 5-4 on penalties to reach Qatar 2022The plan to send on substitute goalkeeper Andrew Redmayne in the event of a penalty shootout in the Socceroos’ World Cup qualifier against Peru had been on the table for weeks, but remained such a secret that not even captain Mat Ryan knew about it.Ryan was replaced in between the sticks as time ran out at the end of extra-time in Australia’s must-win intercontinental playoff in Qatar, as coach Graham Arnold made the bold call to hand Redmayne just his third international cap at the most critical of junctures.