Women's Olympic Football Tournament Tokyo 2020

Women's Olympic Football Tournament Tokyo 2020


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Matildas seal Olympic spot in style

Sam Kerr of the Australian Matildas celebrates a goal during the Women's Olympic Football Tournament Play-Off match between the Australian Matildas and Vietnam.
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  • Australia qualify for the Women’s Olympic Football Tournament
  • Sam Kerr stars in a thumping AFC play-off win over Vietnam
  • Kerr is now outright second in the team’s all-time scorers list
  • Australia have qualified for the Women’s Olympic Football Tournament Tokyo 2020, winning 2-1 in Vietnam to complete a resounding 7-1 aggregate triumph in the AFC play-off.

    特级做人爱c级日本The Matildas merely needed to avoid a collapse in Cam Pha after winning the first leg 5-0 but set about ruthlessly finishing the job inside the opening half-hour.

    Sam Kerr, scorer of a brace in the side’s first meeting, opened the scoring in 15 minutes with a clinically dispatched volley – a goal that took her into outright second place in the Matildas’ all-time scorers list on 42. Only team-mate Lisa De Vanna (47) is now left to aim for.

    特级做人爱c级日本Kerr then turned provider for Australia’s second 12 minutes later, unselfishly squaring for Hayley Raso to side-foot home from close range and strengthen the visitors’ iron grip on the tie.

    特级做人爱c级日本Vietnam reduced the deficit, and reclaimed some pride, early in the second half when Huynh Nhu snatched on a slack back-pass to lob home from 35 yards. But Australia were able to see out the match in comfort, knowing that their place at Tokyo 2020 was assured.

    This will be the Matildas’ fourth Women’s Olympic Football Tournament and they will be hoping to eclipse their best-ever finish at the tournament by progressing beyond the quarter-finals for the first time.

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