Women’s World Cup: debut with victories for New Zealand and Australia

The Women’s World Cup began the dawn of this Thursday with the first two games that were settled with two victories for the host countries.

In the opening match, New Zealand beat Norway 1-0 and celebrated a great victory thanks to the goal scored by Hannah Wilkinson at the beginning of the second half.

The match, valid for Group A, was played at the Eden Park stadium in Aucklandand the local team missed a penalty kick that could have widened the difference.

In the second match of the day, the other host, Australia, beat Ireland 1-0 in a Group B match.

The only goal of the match which was played at the Stadium Australia in Sydney before 75,784 spectatorswas converted by Steph Catley, defender of Arsenal from England, from a penalty kick, after an offense against Hayley Raso, player of Real Madrid.

The match was refereed by the Brazilian Edina Alves Batista and Argentina’s Mariana de Almeida was part of the VAR40 years old, journalist and married to assistant referee Javier Uziga.

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