Vietnam Australia Olympic Qualifiers

Vietnam had been beaten Five-Zero by way of Australia within the first leg in their 2020 AFC Women’s Olympic Qualifiers play-off tie on the McDonald Jones Stadium in Newcastle, Australia on Friday.

With the large win in the house leg, Australia have all however assured a spot within the girls’s soccer festival of the 2020 Olympics to be held in Tokyo together with hosts Japan and both of China PR or Korea Republic who will face every different within the different play-off fixture.

Sam Kerr opened the scoring for the Matildas within the 10th minute because the Chelsea FC Women famous person headed in a pass from right-back Ellie Carpenter prior to Bristol City ahead Chloe Logarzo made it 2-Zero within the 27th minute capitalising after Emily van Egmond had received a header throughout the Vietnam field.

The 3rd for Australia was once netted by way of Van Egmond herself because the seasoned midfielder grew to become up on the close to publish to move in a Stephanie Catley pass from the left within the 38th minute.

After the restart, centre-back Clare Polkinghorne scored the house aspect’s fourth tapping in a pass from Van Egmond prior to Kerr made it Five-Zero from the penalty spot after replace Hayley Raso was once introduced down throughout the field by way of Phuong Thao Tran Thi.

The 2d leg of the competition is to be held on the Cam Pha Stadium in Vietnam on March 11 with Mai Duc Chung’s aspect desiring not anything in need of a miracle to even be able again into this tie.

(Photo credit score: The Matildas)