May 27, 2024

Canada 0-4 Australia: Co-hosts keep Women’s World Cup dream alive as Olympic champions go out

Hayley Raso, who has just joined Real Madrid from Manchester City, put Australia in command with two first-half goals
Hosts: Australia and New Zealand Dates: 20 July-20 August
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Australia kept their Women’s World Cup dream alive as they advanced to the last-16 stage by thrashing Canada.

Hayley Raso scored twice, Mary Fowler was also on target and Steph Catley netted a late penalty as the co-hosts impressed in a game they had to win to avoid elimination.

The Matildas finished top of Group B – and did so without Sam Kerr, an unused sub despite declaring herself fit.

Canada suffered their first Women’s World Cup group-stage exit since 2011.

Nigeria’s draw with the Republic of Ireland means Australia will go forward to face the runners-up in Group D – who could still be England – at Stadium Australia in Sydney on 7 August.

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Canada

  1. Squad number1Player nameSheridan

  2. Squad number8Player nameRiviere

  3. Squad number3Player nameBuchanan

  4. Squad number14Player nameGilles

  5. Squad number10Player nameLawrence

  6. Squad number5Player nameQuinn

  7. Squad number7Player nameGrosso

  8. Squad number19Player nameLeon

  9. Squad number17Player nameFleming

  10. Squad number9Player nameHuitema

  11. Squad number12Player nameSinclair

  1. Squad number2Player nameChapman

  2. Squad number6Player nameRose

  3. Squad number11Player nameViens

  4. Squad number13Player nameSchmidt

  5. Squad number20Player nameLacasse

  6. Squad number23Player nameSmith

Australia

  1. Squad number18Player nameArnold

  2. Squad number21Player nameCarpenter

  3. Squad number15Player nameHunt

  4. Squad number14Player nameKennedy

  5. Squad number7Player nameCatley

  6. Squad number16Player nameRaso

  7. Squad number19Player nameGorry

  8. Squad number23Player nameCooney-Cross

  9. Squad number9Player nameFoord

  10. Squad number11Player nameFowler

  11. Squad number10Player namevan Egmond

  1. Squad number4Player namePolkinghorne

  2. Squad number5Player nameVine

  3. Squad number22Player nameGrant

Line-ups

Canada

Formation 4-2-3-1

  • 1Sheridan
  • 8RiviereSubstituted forChapmanat 45′minutes
  • 3Buchanan
  • 14Gilles
  • 10Lawrence
  • 5QuinnSubstituted forSmithat 78′minutes
  • 7GrossoSubstituted forSchmidtat 45′minutes
  • 19LeonSubstituted forViensat 64′minutes
  • 17Fleming
  • 9HuitemaSubstituted forRoseat 45′minutes
  • 12SinclairSubstituted forLacasseat 45′minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Chapman
  • 4Zadorsky
  • 6Rose
  • 11Viens
  • 13Schmidt
  • 15Prince
  • 16Carle
  • 18D’Angelo
  • 20Lacasse
  • 21Awujo
  • 22Proulx
  • 23Smith

Australia

Formation 4-4-2

  • 18ArnoldBooked at 81mins
  • 21Carpenter
  • 15Hunt
  • 14Kennedy
  • 7Catley
  • 16RasoSubstituted forVineat 75′minutes
  • 19GorrySubstituted forGrantat 90+6′minutes
  • 23Cooney-Cross
  • 9Foord
  • 11Fowler
  • 10van EgmondBooked at 68minsSubstituted forPolkinghorneat 84′minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Williams
  • 2Nevin
  • 3Luik
  • 4Polkinghorne
  • 5Vine
  • 6Wheeler
  • 8Chidiac
  • 12Micah
  • 13Yallop
  • 17Simon
  • 20Kerr
  • 22Grant

Referee:
Stéphanie Frappart

Attendance:
27,706

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