After a 1-1 draw with Denmark in their second game Australia aimed to pick up three points in a bid to progress to the next round, while Peru's last defeat meant they could not longer qualify for the next stage.
Reactions as Peru knock out Australia
Here are the reactions as Peru beat Australia play out 2-0 at the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
The game ended 2-0 in favour of Peru as Australia accompany them out of the group stage.
Andre Carillo with the opener for Peru against Australia
Watford Winger Andre Carillo scored Peru's first goal at the 2018 FIFA World Cup with a strike from the edge of the box.
Paolo Guerrero doubles leads for Peru against Australia
Captain Paolo Guerrero doubled the lead for Peru against Australia and was hailed on Twitter for his performance.
Australia out of the 2018 FIFA World Cup
The defeat to Peru condemned Australia to finish bottom of group C as they were knocked out.
Australia had the possibility of scaling through the group phase until the defeat to Peru, and Twitter users were not impressed with performance of the socceros.
The result means that France and Denmark progress to the next round while Peru and Australia crash out.