Australia opened the tournament with an historic first ever win over the US, stunning their hosts 1-0.
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The crucial goal came after 66 minutes; the US failed to clear on the edge of the box, the loose ball fell to Tameka Butt inside the box and she let the ball drop before guiding it past the US keeper.
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Next up, the Westfield Matildas met Japan.
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After falling 1-0 behind early against Japan, Sam Kerr equalised, sweeping home a Hayley Raso cross to make it 1-1.
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A defensive howler saw Japan caught in possession around 30m out. Kerr took advantage, burst through and slotted past the 'keeper to make it 2-1
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Kerr got in between her defenders to burst through again. Her one-on-one with Ikeda was blocked by the Japan keeper before sweeping home the rebound to make it a hat-trick inside 40 mins. Cue her trademark somersault celebration as the Matildas won 4-2
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And so to Brazil, where history was about to be written. Brazil scored early, but Sam Kerr was pulled down in the box by a defender for a penalty. While Lisa De Vanna’s initial attempt was saved, she made no mistake with the rebound.
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Emily van Egmond’s exquisite ball over the top of the defence got Sam Kerr in behind the defence and she surged into the box before unselfishly passing to Caitlin Foord who slotted into an open goal for 5-1.
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An utterly superb performance was capped when Australia’s golden girl Sam Kerr controlled Tameka Butt’s cross superbly on her chest, muscling past a couple of defenders before firing it in with her left foot to make it 6-1. The Westfield Matildas are champions!