Sam Kerr scored an absolute stunner to maintain Australia’s World Cup hopes alive as the Matildas drew in opposition to England in the semi-finals.
The Matildas captain made her first begin after overcoming a calf damage that has stored her out of simply 75 minutes of soccer to date at the World Cup, performing when her nation needed her most.
After Ella Toon’s sensible first-half aim with simply over an hour to play and Australia trailing 1-0, de Ker grabbed the second.
With the Lionesses’ protection collapsing once more, the Chelsea striker received possession in the England half and raced after Millie Bright earlier than unleashing a piledriver from 30 yards that turned and performed previous Mary Earps.
‘Unreal. The greatest in the world,” tweeted former Arsenal and England striker Ian Wright in response to Kerr’s superb end.
Sam Kerr scored an absolute stunner to maintain Australia’s World Cup hopes alive
Kerr ran after Millie Bright sooner than liberating the 100 toe piling engine that spun and overturned in the earlier Mary Earps.
Former Arsenal and England striker Ian Wright hailed Kerr as one of the greatest on the planet
Kerr’s first aim of the occasion was her sixth World Cup and sixty-fourth general for the Matildas.
Minutes later, the 29-year-old appeared menacing once more when she reduce into the box from the left, solely to be denied at the again because of a very good last-ditch deal with Jessica Carter.
However, the Matildas’ pleasure was short-lived as Lauren Hamp restored England’s lead six minutes later following a mistake by Ellie Carpenter.