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The Matildas missed a golden opportunity to head into next year's FIFA Women's World Cup as Asian champions after suffering a late 1-0 defeat against Japan in Amman.

The Matildas' rivalry with Japan

The Matildas have faced Japan six times under coach Alen Stajcic for two wins, two draws and two losses. On Saturday (AEST) they meet in the Asian Cup final.
The Asian Cup has its dream final on Saturday morning (AEST) when the Matildas take on arch-rivals Japan in a battle of the continent's best two sides.
Despite winning through to the final, the Matildas' performance in the Asian Cup semi-final against Thailand has been labelled embarrassing and disappointing.
The Matildas have escaped from a monumental semi-final scrap with Thailand, needing an injury-time equaliser and penalties to edge the minnows and reach the Asian...

Japan playing on Matildas' minds

Lydia Williams says the chance for some payback against Japan is stored away in the back of the Matildas' minds as they strive to reach a third-straight Asian Cup...
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Matildas pumped for Asian Cup final, says Kerr

Matildas star Sam Kerr is excited to take on Japan in the Asian Cup final on...

Matildas interview - Elise Kellond Knight

Matildas' Elise Kellond-Knight spoke ahead of their 2018 AFC Women's...

Matildas interview - Elise Kellond Knight

Matildas' Elise Kellond-Knight spoke ahead of their 2018 AFC Women's...

Matildas interview - Kyah Simon

Matildas star Kyah Simon spoke ahead of their 2018 AFC Women's Asian Cup...

Matildas' focus turns to Japan, says van...

Matildas' Emily van Egmond believes the challenge against Japan begins now.

High expectations for Matildas, says Catley

Matildas defender Steph Catley believes bigger things are expected from the...

Matildas v Thailand replay

Live coverage of the Women's International Football 2018. Australia takes...

Matildas hammer Thailand

The Matildas were in sensational form as they hammered Thailand 5-0 in Perth.

Government grants Australia $4 million for...

The Matildas are one step closer to hosting the 2023 FIFA Women's World...

Sam Kerr's incredible year

Matildas star Sam Kerr's incredible 2017 in review.

Emily Van Egmond Interview

After the Matilda's historic win over the USA in the Women's...

USA v Australia

The Matildas have played out a historic 1-0 win over the USA in the Women...

Steph Catley Interview

The marshalling Defender speaks after the Matilda's historic win over the...

Williams to the rescue for Australia

Matildas' shot stopper Lydia WIlliams made an incredible save to deny USA...

Butt strikes for the Matildas

Tournament of Nations latest news: Tameka Butt gave the Matildas a 1-0 lead...

Matildas midfielder Elise Kellond-Knight...

We hear from Matildas midfielder Elise Kellond-Knight ahead of the Tournament...

Matildas defender Alanna Kennedy interview

Matildas defender Alanna Kennedy ahead of the Tournament of Nations opener...

De Vanna at the Dolan Warren Awards

Matildas captain Lisa De Vanna is pleased to be back home and can't wait...

JMF offers Shadeene a shot at the Matildas

As we celebrate Australia’s inaugural Indigenous Football Week, meet Shadeene...

Stajcic on his philosophy

Matildas coach Alen Stajcic talks about his coaching style ahead of the FIFA...

Latest News

Fresh from qualifying for next year's World Cup, the Matildas want to push on to claim the Asian Cup, which means winning Tuesday's semi-final with Thailand.
Matildas forward Sam Kerr has lifted her star power to yet another level by scoring the goal which booked Australia's spot in next year's FIFA Women's World Cup...
Japan stand in the way of the Matildas and a 2019 FIFA World Cup berth but Matilda Kyah Simon's experience tells her just how difficult Australia's last-up clash...
It's no exaggeration to call the Matildas' next Asian Cup challenge - Japan - the biggest game in the national team's recent memory.
Australia have assumed top spot in their AFC Women's Asian Cup group with a one-sided 8-0 rout of Vietnam in Amman.
Australia coach Alen Stajcic remains confident the Matildas' Women's World Cup campaign remains on track despite being held to a scoreless draw by South Korea in...
Legendary Matildas striker Lisa De Vanna says triumphing in the Asian Cup, beginning this weekend in Jordan, would be a sweet follow-up to one of the most painful...
It's go time for the Matildas at the Asian Cup. The team knows it, coach Alen Stajcic knows it, and the stakes demand it.
The Socceroos and Matildas have unveiled their new kits ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup and 2018 Women's Asian Cup.
Success on two fronts will be the aim when Australia begin their Women's Asian Cup campaign in Jordan on Friday as they look to claim the title and give...
The Matildas play host to Thailand in their first ever international in Perth as Alen Stajic's side prepare for the 2018 AFC Women's Asian Cup. Catch all the...
It was a fortnight as bad as Alen Stajcic has seen as Matildas boss.
Perth’s nib Stadium will be the venue for the Matildas’ farewell international ahead of the AFC Women's Asian Cup against fellow participants Thailand on Monday,...
Perth Glory great Bobby Despotovski reckons Sam Kerr will be rated the best female player in the world one day, but says Australia needs to play more high-quality...
The Matildas' bid to stretch their record-winning streak into uncharted territory will come in February at the Algarve Cup.
The Matildas have climbed two spots in the latest FIFA rankings to move up to fourth.
The Matildas have continued their hugely successful 2017, earning more accolades as the big winners at the AIS Sport Performance Awards.
A FIFA-imposed deadline for the reform of Australian football will coincide with FFA chairman Steven Lowy's doomed compromise motion at Thursday's FFA annual...
Australian internationals have petitioned FFA to bring in international breaks for the W-League when the Matildas are in action.
He's one the best-performing national team coaches Australia has ever had, but Matildas boss Alen Stajcic isn't interested in changing lanes to the Socceroos.