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England Beats Australia To Qualify For Their First Women’s World Cup Final

England’s women team, the Lionesses, reached their first Women’s World Cup final as they beat co-hosts, Australia on a historic evening.

The Lionesses became the first England football team since 1966 to reach a senior final on the world stage.

They qualified for the final with by Silencing a sell-out crowd at Stadium Australia with their 3-1 victory.

Ella Toone gave England the lead in the first half with a superb first-time strike which sailed into the top corner.

The Lionesses controlled proceedings until the second half when Australia threw everything at them.

Chelsea and Australia’s star striker Sam Kerr – starting her first match of the tournament – struck a 25-yard stunner over goalkeeper Mary Earps’ head to make it 1-1.

But England found a way back into the game when Lauren Hemp pounced on a defensive error to restore their lead.

Alessia Russo also made sure of victory late on to set up a final with Spain on Sunday.


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