Australia have only failed to qualify for the Women's World Cup once (the very first in 1991). Italy are less familiar to the tournament, with this the first time they've qualified since 1999. How will the two teams fair, in this, their Women's World Cup 2019 Group C opening match? Read on to find out how you can catch an Australia vs Italy live stream from anywhere around the world with our instructions below.
Despite the Matildas' regular appearances in the competition over the years, they've never progressed beyond the quarter-final stage. The Aussies impressed during the recent Cup of Nations at the start of the year, but have gone on to lose against the USA and the Netherlands in the run up to the World Cup. Despite those two recent defeats, the Matildas should not be discounted. They have talent in all areas of the field and will have been boosted by the news that key midfielder Elise Kellond-Knight has recovered from injury for the match.
Australia will be favourites going into the game, but on the basis of recent form it wouldn't be a shock to see Italy earn at least a draw from the match. Key to their hopes will be Juventus striker Cristiana Girelli, whose seven goals in qualifying propelled the Auzerre to their first World Cup in two decades. Ranked 15th in the world, the Italians go into the World Cup in fine form having only only lost one match in the past year – and that was on penalties.
The two teams have faced each other on eight occasions previously, with honours even at three wins each and two draws. Its all shaping up to be a fascinating World Cup encounter. Don't miss any of the action by following the instructions below and grabbing a live stream of Australia vs Italy wherever you are in the world.
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If you're in UK, US, Canada, Australia and New Zealand, we've got your viewing options listed below. If you're out of the country for today's match, you may find that geo-blocking will prevent you from watching your regular domestic coverage from abroad. You don't have to risk watching the match on a dodgy stream, however.
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