Women’s World Cup 2019: Sam Kerr’s shoot-out miss proves costly for Australia, Norway advances

first_imgAustralia was fortunate that Norway’s Vilde Boe Risa’s audacious effort struck the bar, but their luck ran out in the shoot-out. Women’s World Cup 2019: VAR talk dominates as Germany reaches quarterfinals Women’s World Cup 2019: Full bracket, dates, times, TV channels, results for every match Isabell Herlovsen’s second goal in as many games looked to have been sending Norway through, with Australia having been controversially denied a penalty when — after a consultation with VAR — referee Riem Hussein overturned her initial call to award a spot-kick late in the first half. But Elise Kellond-Knight scored directly from a corner seven minutes from time to force extra-time, when Australia were reduced to 10 as Alanna Kennedy received a straight red card. Related News Norway claimed its place in the quarterfinals of the Women’s World Cup with a 4-1 penalty shoot-out victory over Australia after an enthralling 1-1 draw in Nice.Australia captain Sam Kerr, on the back of scoring four against Jamaica, stepped up to take her team’s first penalty, but sliced a wild effort way over, with Ingrid Engen able to seal the win after Emily Gielnik saw her spot-kick saved. Women’s World Cup 2019: Penalty punishment changed after outcrylast_img

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