France win 4-0 to finish Morocco’s historic World Cup run and arrange quarter-final conflict with Australia.
France’s all-time main scorer, Le Sommer struck as soon as in every half on Tuesday as her nation moved right into a showdown with co-host Australia in Brisbane on Saturday.
Targets from Kadidiatou Diani, Kenza Dali and Le Sommer noticed the French take a 3-0 lead after 23 minutes at Adelaide’s Hindmarsh Stadium.
Within the seventieth minute, substitute Vicki Becho crossed from the correct for Le Sommer to move in her 92nd worldwide purpose on the again submit to finish the win.
The Atlas Lionesses have been the primary North African or Arab group to qualify for a Ladies’s World Cup. After a gap 6-0 mauling to Germany, Morocco went on to beat South Korea and group winner Colombia to advance to the spherical of 16 on the expense of world quantity two-ranked Germany.
However overcoming France, one of many event favourites, was a step too far for Reynald Pedros’s group.
France will subsequent face Australia, which is co-hosting the event with New Zealand.
The Matildas superior to the quarter-finals by beating Denmark 2-0 on Monday, with star striker Sam Kerr coming back from a calf harm to make her first look at this World Cup.