FFA CEO David Gallop addressed the media as the 2013-2014 A-League draw was unveiled.
Socceroos coach Holger Osieck declared his side must be aggressive and take the game to Japan.
A decisive win by Italian Vincenzo Nibali saw him tighten his hold on the pink jersey.
Cadel Evans raises the white flag after losing more time to Vincenzo Nibali in the Giro's Stage 18.
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