The FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 continues on Saturday (on the FOX app and the FOX Sports app) with a quarter-final match between tournament hosts Australia and France at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Australia.
Australia and France clock in at fourth and fifth, respectively, in our latest World Cup Powers Rankings. Australia will be looking to continue their very strong World Cup performance in front of their home fans. Star forward and captain Sam Kerr is back in Matilda’s family and hope they can seamlessly reintegrate her without stopping the momentum they have created in her absence.
On the other hand, Wendy Renard W Why blue Looking to build a dominant display so far that will make them look like one of the favorites in the tournament.
Saturday’s tilt features plenty of star power, including three of the Golden Boot favorites – the France forwards Kadidiatou Diani And Eugenie Le Sommeralong with the Australian striker Hayley Raso. What’s more, goalkeeper Australia Mackenzie Arnold France goalkeeper Pauline Peraud-Magnin Shortlisted for this year’s Gold Glove Award.
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Australia versus France
109 ‘: Steve CatleyThe hero’s role in defense
107′: Mackenzie Arnold With another great save to keep things pointless
Mackenzie Arnold saves again to keep Australia and France deadlocked 0-0 in extra time
105′: Courtney Fine He almost became a sub-scorer
Minutes after Fine came on as a substitute, the Australia forward nearly made an immediate impact of her own.
100 per minute: France’s goal was pulled back by a foul in the penalty area
Why blue They thought they had finally cut through a suspicious corner, only for the goal to be waved when a foul was called on Wendie Renard – much to the relief of the staunchly pro-Australian crowd in Brisbane.
France’s goal against Australia was overturned by a foul inside the box
92′: Australia Katrina Gorey He is reserved for tough tackles Sakina Karshawi
the other half
90 + 4′: Extra time comes as Australia pressures but cannot convert
60 minutes: More golden chances for Australia, but without a goal
Two excellent saves from French goalkeeper Pauline Peraud-Magnin are the only reasons why Australia have yet to reward their boisterous Brisbane crowd with a goal.
Australia and France were still tied 0-0 after a beautiful save by Pauline Peraud-Magnin
55′: Look who’s coming!
Sam Kerr, the star and captain of this Australian team, came on as an early substitute as she continues with her calf injury. Her entry caused the biggest roar of the night from the home crowd in Brisbane.
50′: Australia intensify the pressure early in the second half!
the Matildas I got a corner kick from that Mary Fowler try – but, in the end, it wasn’t a goal.
half the time
Who will strike first?
The World Cup crew now smashed an action-packed, but ultimately scoreless, first half in Brisbane.
45′: Mary Fowler The attack cannot be finished before the end of the first half
41′: Elisa de Almeida France saves an incredible deflection into the goal!
France’s Elisa de Almeida saves the day by blocking an attempted shot
32′: Excellent save from Australia Mackenzie Arnold to keep France off the scoring list
Australia and France remain scoreless after a great save by Mackenzie Arnold
12′: Almost missed as France kept hitting early
8′: An early chance to Kadidiatou Diani and France
1′: In front of an emotional audience at home!
before the match
The World Cup Now crew previewed the match live on social media before kick-off.
Australia vs France Keys to Victory | World Cup now
And star Australian forward Kerr is again missing from the starting line-up, but is expected to play on Saturday. A calf injury has kept Kerr to just 10 total minutes in the World Cup so far, all of which came in Australia’s latest round of 16 victory over Denmark.
France, meanwhile, will have to stop Kiir and Raso without defender Yves Perest, at least initially. Berest is out of the starting line-up Why blue.
Check out the full Women’s World Cup schedule and how to watch every match live here. Find the latest results here.
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