That’s all for tonight
That’s all we have for you tonight everyone.
Sam Kerr celebrates a goal.Credit: Getty Images
The Matildas have won 3-0 and moved onto the final round of Paris 2024 qualifiers.
Mary Fowler’s opening goal was stunning before Sam Kerr and Tamika Yallop knocked in strikes from close range.
The bulk of the players will fly back to various European teams to continue their seasons, others will head back to their A-League Womens sides.
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Thanks for joining us and bye for now.
FT: Australia 3, Chinese Taipei 0
Three second-half goals have seen Australia end a wonderful year at home with a win as Sam Kerr, Mary Fowler and Tamika Yallop scored in front of a sellout crowd in Perth.
The Matildas will play for a place at Paris 2024 in February with a home and away game against a yet-to-be-decided Asian nation.
Tameka Yallop, Amy Sayer and Charlotte Grant of the Matildas celebrate a goal.Credit: Getty Images
“Job done,” Hayley Raso told Channel 10.
“We will just take who we get so I’m not sure of the results from the other games yet so we will see.”
Raso, who will head back to Real Madrid in Spain, said the year has been amazing for the Matildas.
She has Champions League games coming up at Real. And hopefully the Olympics after that.
Kerr, Yallop happy to score
Sam Kerr was very happy to score just before being subbed off.
Sam Kerr celebrates her goal.Credit: Getty Images
Kerr’s replacement, Tamika Yallop, was just as happy to join her captain on the scoresheet soon after coming on.
Tamika Yallop thanks Amy Sayer for the pass that led to her goal.Credit: Getty Images
GOAL: Yallop makes it 3-0
Tamika Yallop has scored her 13th goal for Australia while young forward Amy Sayer has an assist after scrambling to keep the ball in and crossing back to Yallop who scored from close range.
Great team work.
AUS 3, TPE 0 after 76 mins.
Fowler beams after goal
Mary Fowler hugs Cailtin Foord after Fowler’s goal against Chinese Taipei.Credit: Getty Images
GOAL: Kerr taps it in
Sam Kerr has yet another goal at home tapping home from pointblank range for a 2-0 lead.
There was a mix up between the defender and the keeper who couldn’t handle a low cross from Foord and Kerr was first to pounce.
Huge roar from her home fans, she has been subbed out too.
Kerr off, Tamika Yallop on. Job done.
AUS 2, TPE 0 after 68 mins.
Sam Kerr.Credit: Getty Images
Raso off, Amy Sayer on
Hayley Raso has been replaced with the Real Madrid star now able to get a little rest before heading back to Spain.
Young attacker Amy Sayer is on in her place.
AUS 1, TPE 0 after 65 mins.
GOAL: Fowler smashes it into the top corner
Mary Fowler has cracked a strike into the top right corner to break the deadlock in Perth.
She hit it with the outside of her foot and it bolted into the top corner.
She knew it was good off the boot.
AUS 1, TPE 0 after 62 mins.
Mary Fowler.Credit: Getty Images
Still no goals
Credit to Taipei, they are holding solid at the back and forcing the Matildas to try and construct a chance – they are making some tough tackles too.
Fair play to them.
Charlie Grant has added some dash down the right side but no one on the Matildas has come up with a final ball to set up a goal.
AUS 0, TPE 0 after 57 minutes.
Clare Hunt of the Matildas takes control of the ball.Credit: Getty Images
Lydia Williams on for cap 103
Matildas veteran goal keeper Lydia Williams has replaced Mackenzie Arnold for the second half for her 103rd game for the national team.
Charlie Grant’s attacking run has been added out wide.
Second half is under way.
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