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Sam Kerr controversial post victory interview at the Women’s World Cup

‘Suck on that one!’ Sam Kerr slams her critics after leading the Matildas to a stunning come from behind victory against powerhouses Brazil

  • Captain Sam Kerr admitted there was immense pressure on the Matildas 
  • She told the doubters and critics to ‘suck on that’ after her team’s win 
  • The Matildas were down 2-0 before completing a stunning 3-2 victory
  •  The girls in green and gold need a win against Jamaica on Wednesday

The captain of Australia’s Women’s World Cup soccer team issued a statement directed at critics after their stunning come from behind victory against Brazil.

Sam Kerr admitted there was immense pressure on the Matildas following their shock 2-1 loss to Italy in the opening round. 

But in 90 emotionally-charged minutes at the Stade de la Mosson in France, Australia was able to turn the wheel on their potential car crash campaign.

‘There were a lot of critics talking about us but we’re back. So suck on that,’ Kerr said in a post victory interview.

The captain of Australia’s Women’s World Cup soccer team issued a statement directed at critics after their stunning come from behind victory against Brazil

‘Look at that performance to come back from the deep.’

The green and gold were at one point trailing old foes Brazil 2-0, before finishing the game with a 3-2 outcome their way.

They became only the second team to come from a 2-0 margin to win at the Women’s World Cup, and the first team to win from behind against Brazil. 

‘We were so disappointed after the first game. Brazil are a top-10 team so the reaction from the girls at half time, I love these girls.

‘We don’t listen to the haters… You can see what it means to us and we’re back in it.’

The Australian coach Ante Milicic said he was impressed with the grit and determination of his team.

In 90 emotionally-charged minutes at the Stade de la Mosson in France, Australia was able to turn the wheel on their potential car crash campaign

In 90 emotionally-charged minutes at the Stade de la Mosson in France, Australia was able to turn the wheel on their potential car crash campaign

In 90 emotionally-charged minutes at the Stade de la Mosson in France, Australia was able to turn the wheel on their potential car crash campaign

‘Tonight, this was one of the finest Australian performances I’ve seen,’ he said. 

Humiliated, arguing amongst themselves, and two down, the Matildas set off on a rescue mission and two of the team’s hardest workers put Australia on the board.

Tameka Yallop fired in a cross to find her midfield partner Chloe Logarzo, who headed across goal for Caitlin Foord to bundle home.

The strike, in first-half injury time, gave the Matildas confidence as they headed into the break.

Their fire was evident from the get-go, and soon enough the game was back on equal terms.

Sam Kerr admitted there was immense pressure on the Matildas following their shock 2-1 loss to Italy in the opening round

Sam Kerr admitted there was immense pressure on the Matildas following their shock 2-1 loss to Italy in the opening round

On 58 minutes, Logarzo fizzed the ball across goal and the defender, distracted by the run of Kerr, lost track of the shot and let it in at her back post.

Australia were level, and with all the momentum, pushed on for a record-breaking win after the Brazilian women scored an own goal. 

The only other side to come back from a two-goal deficit against any opponent was Sweden against Germany in 1995. 

The girls in green and gold will need a win against Jamaica on Wednesday (AEST) to confirm their qualification into the next phase of the competition.  

The girls in green and gold will need a win against Jamaica on Wednesday (AEST) to confirm their qualification into the next phase of the competition

The girls in green and gold will need a win against Jamaica on Wednesday (AEST) to confirm their qualification into the next phase of the competition



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