Football Soccer – Ladies’s International Cup – Team C – Jamaica v Australia – Stade des Alpes, Grenoble, France – June 18, 2019 Australia’s Sam Kerr ratings their fourth objective REUTERS/Emmanuel Foudrot
GRENOBLE, France (Reuters) – – Sam Kerr struck 4 instances to ship Australia via to the ultimate 16 of the ladies’s International Cup with a Four-1 victory in opposition to Jamaica on Tuesday.
Kerr struck two times both sides of the period as Australia completed 2nd in Team C. They pipped third-placed Brazil on targets scored to arrange a gathering with Norway for a spot within the quarter-finals.
Jamaica bagged their first objective of the match via Havana Solaun however completed backside of the Team after 3 defeats.
Italy crowned Team C on objective distinction with six issues regardless of a 1-Zero defeat in opposition to Brazil.
Kerr scored her 2nd objective of the match with a header after 11 mins to place the Matildas within the riding seat on a stiflingly sizzling evening on the Stade des Alves.
Kerr doubled the tally 3 mins prior to the destroy with any other header after being left unmarked within the space.
Halftime replace Solaun decreased the arrears as she netted Jamaica’s first girls’s International Cup objective after amassing a really perfect via ball from Khadija Shaw within the 49th minute.
However Kerr was the primary Australian to attain a hat-trick in a senior International Cup with a medical end after a defensive blunder via the Jamaicans.
She added a fourth seven mins from time and that ultimate objective allowed them to leapfrog Brazil on targets scored within the standings.
Writing via Julien Pretot, enhancing via Pritha Sarkar