Women's World Cup: British battle, Australia shocked, brilliant Brazil | OneFootball
Women's World Cup: British battle, Australia shocked, brilliant Brazil
Day three at the 2019 Women’s World Cup had it all – history made, records broken and an upset.
Here’s what you may have missed.
Australia took the lead through Samantha Kerr, who tucked in the rebound after watching her penalty saved.
They couldn’t hold onto it, though, as Italy came back to win in their first World Cup appearance since 1999.
Barbara Bonansea had a goal disallowed, scored an equaliser, then a stoppage time winner.
Player of the match: Barbara Bonansea (Italy)
Brazil were without Marta but had no issues seeing off Jamaica in their opening game.
Formiga made history, appearing in her seventh World Cup at the age of 41, but Cristiane stole the show.
Her glorious hat-trick was capped with a brilliant free-kick, which bounced in off the bar.
Player of the match: Cristiane (Brazil)
Nikita Parris tucked away from the penalty spot after a harsh handball call and Ellen White doubled the lead shortly before half-time, making up for a goal she’d already had chalked off for offside.
Beth Mead also had a goal disallowed after White strayed offside and England almost came to rue their lax approach.
However, Claire Emslie’s late goal – Scotland’s first ever at a Women’s World Cup – wasn’t enough to inspire a comeback.
Player of the match: Ellen White (England)