Australia captain Mile Jedinak converted the 11th penalty of the tournament in the 38th minute of the match against Denmark in Samara on Thursday, which ended in a 1-1 draw. The spot-kick was awarded by the video assistant referee (VAR).
Only 10 penalties were awarded during the whole group stage of the World Cup in Brazil. The tournament in Russia is the first World Cup where VAR is used to help match officials avoid possible mistakes by reviewing video replays of game episodes.
The millionth fan attended the match between Denmark and Australia that ended in a 1-1 draw in Samara on Thursday. A total of 40,727 fans watched the game at the Samara Arena. According to the press release, more than 2.6 million tickets for the World Cup matches have been sold and the sales will continue till the last day of the tournament.
The 2018 FIFA World Cup kicked off on June 14 and will continue until July 15, with the matches being played in 11 cities across Russia.