Honduras coach accuses Socceroos of 'espionage' after drone row

Kangaroos can play football – Socceroos boss Postecoglou bites back at Honduras

Ange Postecoglou vented his frustration with the Honduran media following Friday's 0-0 draw in the World Cup inter-confederation

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It was subsequently grounded to comply with the complex's rules.

It was the Socceroos who dominated the home side for periods of the match on an exceptionally heavy pitch in San Pedro Sula, but they were unable to finish any of their opportunities.

"In terms of the game, it's always important, you want to be there when the World Cup's played, we saw with Italy missing out this morning, and you realise the impact that has", he told reporters on Tuesday. "For such an advanced country; when Australia went to Honduras they checked every bathroom, every box at the stadium, where they trained and also [where the game was]".

Drone-gate occurred during the Honduras training session at ANZ Stadium last night, with the story first coming to prominence when the official twitter account of the Honduran national team posted a video.

Pinto, who this week also claimed a Honduran journalist had been leaking information to Australia, was happy to maintain the tension with the Socceroos camp.

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"Let's not be innocent", he continued. "Just like VAR [video assistant referee] has made it into football, drones have made their way into espionage", Pinto said. "We've still got a job to do", the Western Sydney Wanderer said.

"So if the head coach of Australia is watching this press conference he has some insight into the game".

Australia have spared no expense in giving their players the best chance of qualifying for next year's finals in Russian Federation, bringing their players home as early as possible on a chartered plane kitted out with high-tech recovery equipment.

"I'll be even happier if we are able to go back to Honduras with (World Cup) qualification with us". "I think (we're) just focusing on that and the boys are pretty confident we can get the job done". We must be very aggressive throughout the 90 minutes.

"If we dictate the game, as we have done in the past, we're going to be hard to stop".

"Honduras has recently played some very good football". There was a fair bit of drama before the first game and again we stayed right out of it.

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