Matildas knocked out by Norway in penalty shoot-out

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The Matildas have been eradicated from the World Cup after a heart-breaking penalty shootout loss to Norway in Good.

The Matildas bravely fought again from a purpose right down to degree it up 1-1 late and power the sport into extra-time.

They misplaced Alanna Kennedy to a purple card, however battled to the very finish.

Nonetheless, they had been unable to attain a couple of penalty and had been knocked out of the match within the spherical of 16.

Australia began brightly with a number of probabilities falling to Sam Kerr.

However Norway was harmful on the counter, and took a 1-Zero lead due to Isabell Herlovsen.

The Matildas had a penalty for handball within the field awarded quickly after, nevertheless it was controversially chalked off after a test by VAR.

The inexperienced and gold lifted within the second half and upped their tempo.

Within the 60th minute Kerr had the ball behind the online, however the purpose was accurately disallowed for offside.

However with six minutes left an innocuous nook from Elise Kellond-Knight was allowed to float into the Norwegian purpose to dramatically tie the match up.

In extra-time each groups went hammer and tongs as probabilities had been thick and quick, with Lydia Williams immense for Australia.

Then Kennedy was despatched off, when she pulled the shirt of a Norwegian attacker because the final defender, in a tussle between the 2 for the ball by way of on purpose.

The Matilads held on and sport went to penalties, however the Scandinavians gave a masterclass in stress penalty-taking.

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Kerr missed first up, then Emily Gielnik’s shot was saved, adopted by Steph Catley scoring.

However Norway nailed 4 penalties in a row to beat Australia and advance to the quarter-finals.


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