Record 36,000 at Matildas match

Australia had a record crowd of over 36,000
USA’s Margaret Purce pressured by Courtney Nevin of Australia. (Photo: Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

Women’s international friendlies featured Australia’s record attendance of 36,109 for the visit of the USA.

Ashley Hatch give the USA a first-minute lead, with Rose Lavelle and  Lindsey Horan adding a goal each in the second half for a 3-0 win.

Mexico defeated Canada 2-1 with goals from Stephany Mayor and Alicia Cervantes, Jordyn Huitema getting a late consolation.

New Zealand ‘s Jacqueline Hand had them ahead against South Korea but Liverpool goalkeeper Meikayla Moore conceded an own-goal, before Lim Seon-joo hit the winner.

Ecuador held Argentina to a goalless draw, Paraguay and Peru also ended on equal terms at 1-1 despite a late red card for the visitors.

In a four-nation tournament, India equalised against Brazil before going down 6-1 as Ariadna Borges bagged a brace, Chile edged Venezuela 1-0 with each side failing to convert a penalty.

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