Today, at the Stadium Australia co-host Australia Women will face off against England Women at in the FIFA Women’s World Cup semi-finals.
Having made history qualifying for the semi-final, Australia’s next target is to reach the final. Matildas will hope to keep up their rock-hard defence which has not suffered a breach in their last three games. However, their top motivation is expected to come from home support. The 80,000-seater Australia Stadium will be there to push the team forward.
England are in search of their first World Cup title. With the top guns such as the United States, Germany and Japan now out of the picture, the European champions are touted as the top favourites currently. England have run a flawless campaign so far to justify their claim to the crown.
Both teams have met five times, with each winning twice while one game has ended in a draw. Australia have scored nine goals and conceded three in their last five matches. Australia have played 31 World Cup matches, winning 10, while England boast 19 wins out of 31 games. England have scored 10 goals and conceded two in their last five matches. Australia have won four times and lost once in their last five matches while England have won all five of their most recent games.
Bokmakers are surely putting their money on England to win this, although they belive it will a close call. Odds of 2.35 for England and 3.33 for Co-host Australia, and 3.10 for a draw.
Our team of experts are not sitting on the fence for this game. They believe thehome fans will contribute to the possible outcome fo this game and history also beckons at the end of it all.
Over 2.5 goals