Matildas claim another top 20 scalp, stunning Sweden 4-0 in sizzling World Cup warm-up | Sport

For the first time in the Tony Gustavsson era, the Matildas have back-to-back wins over opposition ranked in the world’s top 20, running rampant in the second-half to demolish Sweden 4-0 at AAMI Park on Saturday afternoon.

The victory earns the Matildas their highest-ranked scalp since a win over the United States half a decade prior and is their biggest-ever win over top-five opposition. For Gustavsson, it might have come at the expense of the land of his birth but, looking to build upon the nascent momentum from the October international window, the Matildas boss could not have asked…

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