Australia 1-3 England : Lionesses Roar into First-Ever World Cup Final

England stunned Australia 3-1 in the Women’s World Cup semifinals on Wednesday, reaching their first ever final in the tournament. The Lionesses came from behind to win, with goals from Ella Toone, Lauren Hemp, and Alessia Russo. Sam Kerr scored for Australia, but it wasn’t enough to prevent their elimination.

Australia 1-3 England : Lionesses Roar into First-Ever World Cup Final
Pic Credit : FIFA Women’s World Cup Twitter

The match was played at Stadium Australia in Sydney, Australia, in front of a crowd of over 78,000 people. The atmosphere was electric, and the fans were treated to a thrilling contest.

Ella Toone’s goal at the end of the first half gave England a 1-0 lead, which they maintained until Sam Kerr’s equalizer in the 63nd minute of the second half. The Matildas were unable to take advantage of this, as eight minutes after the equalizer, England scored the winner as Lauren Hemp headed a ball into the net to make it 2-1. Subsequently, the Lionesses added one more goal in the closing stages of the second half to make it 3-1

The win was a major accomplishment for England, who have been one of the favorites to win the tournament since the start. They will now face Spain in the final on Sunday, with the winner taking home the trophy.

Here are some additional details about the match:

  • England had 59% of possession and made 15 shots, compared to Australia’s 12 shots.
  • England’s goalkeeper, Mary Earps, made two saves, while Australia’s goalkeeper, Lydia Williams, made four saves.
  • England’s manager, Sarina Wiegman, was named the FIFA Women’s World Cup Coach of the Match.


England’s victory over Australia was a historic moment for the team and for women’s football in England. It is the culmination of years of hard work and dedication, and it is a sign of the progress that women’s football has made in recent years. The Lionesses will be hoping to go one step further and win the World Cup on Sunday, and they will be confident of doing so after their impressive performance against Australia.

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