Women's World Cup 2011

Marta masterclass, Australia thriller

July 3, 2011
By ESPNsoccernet staff
Brazil sealed their progress into the Women's World Cup quarter-finals with a convincing 3-0 win over Norway thanks to a starring performance from Marta.

Marta, the World Player of the Year, was in top form to secure an easy win for Brazil and opened the scoring as she controversially outmuscled Ingvild Stensland to race through on goal, beat another defender and hammer the ball past goalkeeper Ingrid Hjelmseth at the near post.

Norway did well to hold off more Brazilian attacks, ...

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