Key Tactical Decisions for Australia in World Cup Clash with Spain

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Key Tactical Decisions for Australia in World Cup Clash with Spain
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Australia may already have been eliminated from the 2014 World Cup, but the Socceroos will want something to show for their positive displays in Brazil, with a draw or a surprise win against Spain the goal now.

The Spanish have also been knocked out of the tournament after two straight losses, and if anything their performances have been worse than the lowly ranked Socceroos.

The current world champions will still be the heavy favourites when the two sides meet in the Arena da Baixada on Monday, but Australia have shown enough fight against Chile and Netherlands to ensure they won't go into the match without real aspirations of upsetting their opponents.

Here are four tactical decisions Australia head coach Ange Postecoglou has to make ahead of the clash that will determine who finishes third in the group.

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