An personal objective gave Australia a come-from-behind 3-2 victory over Brazil on the Girls’s World Cup, even after Marta added a document 16th profession match objective.
Marta, who sat out Brazil’s opening sport with a left thigh harm, turned the primary participant to attain in 5 totally different World Cups when she transformed a penalty kick within the 27th minute of Thursday’s sport.
Cristiane scored a header to place the Brazilians up 2-0. Caitlin Foord scored earlier than the break to drag Australia inside one.
Chloe Logarzo’s shot from distance within the 58th minute tied it after which Australia went forward on the personal objective, an error by Monica that snapped the stalemate within the 66th minute. Sam Kerr seemed to be offside however the objective was awarded after video evaluate, and the Brazilians fumed.
Australia, simply the second group to win a World Cup match after taking place two objectives, wanted a superb sport after dropping its opener 2-1 to Italy. Brazil received its match opener towards Jamaica 3-Zero on Cristiane’s hat trick.
It was the primary loss within the group stage for the Brazilians since 1995, snapping a 16-match unbeaten streak.
Brazil’s Formiga, the oldest participant within the match at 41, collected her second yellow card through the match. She must sit out the ultimate group match towards Italy.
American Abby Wambach and Germany’s Birgit Prinz rank behind Marta on the World Cup objectives checklist with 14 every.