Norway beat Australia on penalties in Women’s World Cup last 16 – as it happened | Football


Well. There will be plenty of analysis and insight in the minutes, hours and days that follow. But as a starting point, that Sam Kerr opening penalty miss will long be remembered. She skied the ball high and got the Matildas’ spot-kicks off to the worst possible start, after Caroline Graham Hansen had calmly opened the Norwegian account.




It’s agony for Australia as they miss out on the quarter-finals for the first time since 2003.

It’s agony for Australia as they miss out on the quarter-finals for the first time since 2003. Photograph: Eric Gaillard/Reuters


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