Sam Kerr scores brace as Australia beat Chile in front of record crowd of 20,029 people

Kerr scored in each half and has 40 goals in her past 40 games for Perth in the W-League, Chicago in the NWSL, and Australia

The Associated Press November 09, 2019 15:56:19 IST
Sam Kerr scores brace as Australia beat Chile in front of record crowd of 20,029 people
  • Sam Kerr scored both Australian goals in a 2-1 friendly win Saturday over Chile which Football Federation Australia said attracted a record crowd of 20,029 for a women's soccer match in Australia

  • FFA did not say what the previous record crowd attendance was

  • Kerr scored in each half and has 40 goals in her past 40 games for Perth in the W-League, Chicago in the NWSL, and Australia

Sydney: Sam Kerr scored both Australian goals in a 2-1 friendly win Saturday over Chile which Football Federation Australia said attracted a record crowd of 20,029 for a women's soccer match in Australia.

Sam Kerr scores brace as Australia beat Chile in front of record crowd of 20029 people

Representational image. Reuters

FFA did not say what the previous record crowd attendance was. The match was played at a new stadium in western Sydney.

Kerr scored in each half and has 40 goals in her past 40 games for Perth in the W-League, Chicago in the NWSL, and Australia.

She has scored 38 goals for Australia.

The current world record for a women's football match is 90,125, set during the 1999 World Cup final in California, which saw the hosts US beat China on penalties.

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