Soccer-Australia in Kruse control for rout of Jordan (Reuters)

(Adds quotes) * Socceroos close on World Cup spot * Australia trounce Jordan 4-0 By Ian Ransom MELBOURNE, June 11 (Reuters) – Robbie Kruse grabbed one goal and laid on two others as Australia thrashed Jordan 4-0 on Tuesday to move a step closer to a third successive World Cup finals appearance. The Bayer Leverkusen-bound winger set up midfielder Mark Bresciano and striker Tim Cahill in each half before scoring himself in the 76th minute. Captain Lucas Neill then put the icing on the cake by heading home six minutes from time on a chilly night at Melbourne’s Docklands Stadium. …

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