Australia’s Sam Kerr celebrates after scoring her side’s fourth idea during a Women’s World Cup Group C soccer compare between Jamaica and Australia during Stade des Alpes track in Grenoble, France, Tuesday, Jun 18, 2019. (AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani)
Sam Kerr scored 4 goals, one bashful of a World Cup record and a many by an Australian, in a 4-1 feat over Jamaica on Tuesday night during Grenoble, France, that modernized a Matildas into a knockout rounds.
Kerr tied American Alex Morgan for a contest lead with 5 goals.
“I indeed wanted some-more after that, being my greedy self,” Kerr said.
Australia modernized to a turn of 16 for a fourth uninterrupted contest following 3 true quarterfinal eliminations. The Matildas finished second in Group C and will face Norway in Nice on Saturday on a initial day of a turn of 16.
Kerr scored on a header off Emily Gielnik’s cranky in a 11th minute, doubled a lead with another header in a 42nd and finished a shawl pretence in a 69th. She scored again in a 83rd notation to give her 36 goals in 80 general appearances.
Australia had stumbled during a start of a contest with a detriment to Italy though rebounded with a come-from-behind feat over Brazil.
Lisa De Vanna done her 150th general appearance, one bashful of a Australian record set by Cheryl Salisbury.
Jamaica got a initial World Cup idea when Havana Solaun scored in a 49th.
The initial Caribbean republic to make a World Cup, Jamaica mislaid all 3 matches and was outscored 12-1. But a Reggae Girlz won hearts in France with their loser story: Disbanded some-more than a decade ago, a group was regenerated in 2014 by Bob Marley’s daughter Cedella.
“It doesn’t matter what a measure is, we only kept personification and believing,” Reggae Girlz manager Hue Menzies said.