When is the Matildas quarter-final on this weekend? Here’s everything you need to know

Can they continue their victorious run?

Soccer fever has well and truly swept the nation thanks to the Matilda’s near-perfect run in the FIFA Women’s World Cup.

The team is gearing up to play against France in the quarter-final game this weekend – and the country is getting ready to cheer them on.

It’s been touted as the biggest night in sporting in more than two decades and you can watch everything as it plays out live.

Here’s everything you need to know to catch the action!

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What time is the game?

The Pre-Game for the quarter-final starts at 4pm AEST on Saturday August 12, the official kick-off for tonight’s game is:

  • 5pm AEST — ACT, NSW, Queensland, Tasmania, Victoria 
  • 4:30pm ACST — Northern Territory, South Australia
  • 3pm AWST — Western Australia

How you can watch it

The hotly anticipated FIFA quarter-final will be played live on the sport’s official broadcast, Network 7. It will also be streamed on 7Plus and Optus Sport.

Want to watch with other Matilda’s fans?

If you weren’t lucky enough to snag a ticket to the game, but still want to cheer on the Matlidas alongside other passionate fans, you can head to one of the official ‘FIFA Fan Festivals’ where the game will be screened live.

The FIFA Fan Festivals will take place in the following five major cities.

  • Sydney: Tumbalong Park
  • Melbourne: Federation Square
  • Brisbane: Riverside Green, South Bank Parklands
  • Adelaide Festival Plaza
  • Perth: Forrest Place
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What games have the Matildas won in the FIFA World Cup 2023?

The Australian women’s soccer team has had an almost perfect run in the FIFA world cup so far, having only been beaten once.

  • Australia vs Denmark: Matildas won, 2-0
  • Australia vs Ireland: Matildas won, 1-0
  • Australia vs Nigeria: Matildas lost, 2-3
  • Australia vs Canada: Matildas won, 4-0

Matildas quarter-final lineup

1. Lydia Williams
2. Courtney Nevin
3. Aivi Luik
4. Clare Polinghorne
5. Cortnee Vine
6. Clare Wheeler
7. Steph Catley
8. Alex Chidiac
9. Caitlin Foord
10. Emily van Egmond
11. Mary Fowler
12. Teagan Micah
13. Tameka Yallop
14. Alanna Kennedy
15. Clare Hunt
16. Harley Raso
17. Kyah Simon
18. Mackenzie Arnold
19. Katrina Gorry
20. Sam Kerr
21. Ellie Carpenter
22. Charlotte Grant
23. Kyra Cooney-Cross

Catch all the action from 4pm AEST on Network 7, 7Plus and Optus Sport.

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