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Derek Brown (b. 1990) had four goals and six assists for the Lions
Injuries had made it nearly impossible for the Tigers to score more goals in their opening three matches.
Derek Brown started for the Lions under head coach Justin Leppitsch but the pair struggled to be consistent together and Brown was suspended from team duties.
But in his place, Shane Warne won the No.1 jumper in his first game for Australia, and the two then helped the Lions secure an encouraging 1-1 draw at the start of the second game.
Derek Brown with his brother Shane, and fellow Lions co-captain Matt, for their first match of the World Cup.
Lions manager Ian Pender gave Brown the reins when Warne returned to training and Brown’s record at No.2 became clear – he made 26 straight league appearances and also scored six goals for the Lions – while he also kicked two penalties, the third of his career.
Derek Brown during the 2006 World Cup.
Warne’s team started slowly, with a number of defenders picking up injuries during the early weeks of the tournament. Brown played his first game as the No.1 and played his maiden game of the year.
But the pair were given more confidence as time went on and Brojarvees.comwn showed no signs of slowing down as he became the new No.2, and his performances in the first half often made the match easier for opponents.
Derek Brown scored a game-high nine penalties against Argentina. Source: Getty Images
The Lions’ dominance in the second half grew with each passing game. The only team to come close to overtaking the scorers in their third game was Uruguay, with three.
Warne did not get the win he was looking for until his 50th minute penalty – he also had his record broken in round six, when he turned and smashed home 바카라an errant effort wide to e우리카지노nsure his goal-kicking career ended in 2009.
Australia’s great run of goals for the Lions
Derek Brown scored 19 of the Lions’ 30 goals in qualifying
On the way out of the ground, Brown told reporters: “My goals were all about keeping me sharp and doing all the little things I can to keep me happy while the team’s going well.
“I’ve just felt so good and just wanting to work really hard.