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Sport Maclaren proud of delivering on self-belief with Socceroos hat-trick

18:55  10 october  2019
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Australia 5-0 Nepal: Maclaren hits hat-trick as Souttar scores twice on Socceroos debut

  Australia 5-0 Nepal: Maclaren hits hat-trick as Souttar scores twice on Socceroos debut Harry Souttar and Jamie Maclaren grabbed the goals for Australia in a routine victory over Nepal in Canberra.Born in Aberdeen, defender Souttar changed his allegiance to his mother's homeland earlier this year and enjoyed a first appearance to savour at GIO Stadium in Canberra.

The proud Caltex Socceroos moment that went beyond Behich's childhood dreams. Jamie Maclaren believes the Caltex Socceroos can crank straight into top gear and accelerate past FIFA World Cup? qualifying rivals Nepal and Chinese Taipei.

Jamie Maclaren is back in FIFA World Cup contention after receiving a shock Socceroos call-up as concerns grow On loan from German second-tier side Darmstadt, Maclaren scored a hat - trick for Hibernian against Rangers in the final match of the Scottish Premiership season - hours after finding

Jamie Maclaren wearing a yellow shirt: Jamie Maclaren celebrates scoring for Australia© Getty Images Jamie Maclaren celebrates scoring for Australia

Jamie Maclaren savoured the proudest moment of his career after hitting a hat-trick in Australia's straightforward 5-0 win over Nepal in World Cup qualifying.

The Melbourne City striker translated his club form to the international stage as he struck twice in the opening 19 minutes in Canberra to set the Socceroos on course for a second successive victory on the road to Qatar 2022.

Maclaren, 26, completed the scoring with a well-taken third in the 90th minute, improving his record for Australia to four goals in 14 appearances following a lean start in the green and gold.

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Critics had questioned his ability to build on a fine A-League record but Thursday's treble in the nation's capital, albeit against limited opposition, vindicated his inner confidence.

"My proudest moment in a football jersey," Maclaren told Fox Sports after the match.

"Representing my country in Canberra, scoring a hat-trick, as a striker it's the best feeling.

"I owe a lot to my team-mates and the manager for putting faith in me. At times you question whether you're good enough at this level and I feel I am. I believed through those tough years."

Though he claimed the match ball, Maclaren was forced to share the limelight at GIO Stadium with a fellow former Scotland youth international.

Aberdeen-born Harry Souttar changed his allegiance to his mother's homeland earlier this year and enjoyed a debut to remember, scoring a headed double either side of half-time.

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  Taggart gets chance to fill his boots against Chinese Taipei Jamie Maclaren is likely to be benched despite scoring a hat-trick against Nepal last week.Socceroos coach Graham Arnold is considering several changes to the side that beat Nepal 5-0 in Canberra on Thursday,  the most notable being be up front, where K-League top scorer Adam Taggart is favoured to lead the attack. Defender Milos Degenek and winger Awer Mabil are also chances to start.

Cahill bagged a first-half hat - trick to help batter Bangladesh 4-0, taking his international tally to 45 goals in just 88 appearances. But the Socceroos were unable to add to the tally after the break as the intensity dropped and the home side defended in big numbers.

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The towering centre-back, who is on loan at Fleetwood Town from Stoke City, only stepped foot in Australia for the first time this week but has impressed head coach Graham Arnold.

"He's just such a great kid," Arnold said of Souttar, the brother of Hearts defender and full Scotland international John Souttar.

"Let's see him against a bigger team and a better team defensive-wise because when I see him at Fleetwood Town he's doing exceptionally well.

"There's a little bit of competition there with him. He's so calm on the ball and he's so relaxed. He's a great find for us."

Australia's next Group B game in the second phase of the Asian Football Confederation qualifying route is against Chinese Taipei in Kaohsiung on Tuesday.

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