Brazil beat Italy to set up a last-16 match against France or Germany
Italy coach Milena Bertolini claimed: “It’s hard to say it’s a great defeat. Nevertheless, we are pleased to come through as group winners. It was significantly unanticipated as our goal was to make it past the group stage simply.”
Regardless of the defeat, Italy covered the group on goal distinction, in advance of Australia as well as Brazil. All three get the last 16.
Brazil will certainly face France or Germany after certifying for the knock-out stages of the Women’s World Cup with triumph over Italy.
Marta’s second-half penalty secured her team a 1-0 win as well as ensures they finish as one of the most effective third-placed sides.
In scoring her 17th World Cup goal, Marta moved above Germany’s Miroslav Klose to come to be the outright top scorer in both the men’s and women’s game.
Marta told FIFA TV that while she was extremely pleased with the result “from currently on it will certainly be harder as well as we will certainly need to enhance a lot more.”