The 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup continues Monday (on FS1 and the FOX Sports app) with Brazil facing off against Panama in a highly anticipated Group F match at Coopers Stadium in Australia.
Brazil is led in spirit by 37-year-old Marta, who will make history in her sixth and final World Cup when she touches the pitch. Brazil is currently ranked eighth in the world by FIFA and checked in at seventh on our latest World Cup power rankings. Marta, the all-time leading scorer at the World Cup with 17 goals, is aiming to help move the Seleção to 9-0 in opening matches at the tournament.
Panama is one of the eight squads making its debut in this tournament, and is ranked 52nd in the world, per FIFA.
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Brazil vs. Panama
90+3′: Marta goes for goal
With just a few minutes of playing time under her belt, Marta was going to strive for what she does best: Score goals. That was her mission in extra time as she lined up for a free kick attempt, but she was unable to beat Panama’s goalie on the shot
She’s in the history books! Brazilian legend Marta was subbed into the match with 15 minutes to play, sending the crowd into a thundering roar.
70′: 1, 2, 3!!!
It’s only right! After putting away the first two goals for Brazil, Ary Borges knocked in her third midway through the second half to render Brazil’s lead insurmountable.
Brazil’s Ary Borges scores goal vs. Panama in 70′ | 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup
Watch Brazil’s Ary Borges scoring a goal against Panama in the 70′ in the 2023 Women’s FIFA World Cup.
48′: Team effort
Brazil put together a brilliant display of ball movement, using crisp passes and speedy dribble moves to open an opportunity for Bia Zaneratto, who finished with ease.
Brazil’s Bia Zaneratto scores goal vs. Panama in 48′ | 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup
Watch Brazil’s Bia Zaneratto scoring a goal against Panama in the 48′ in the 2023 Women’s FIFA World Cup.
39′: Make it two
What’s better than one goal? How about two! Borges strikes again with her second goal of the contest to give Brazil a 2-0 advantage.
Brazil’s Ary Borges scores a goal vs. Panama
Watch Brazil’s Ary Borges score a goal against Panama in the 39′ in the 2023 Women’s FIFA World Cup.
What a sequence. Brazil just wouldn’t stop applying pressure on Panama after its first goal, and nearly had another minutes later. Panama’s Yenith Bailey, however, went airborne to stop the threat.
19′: Brazil has liftoff!
Brazil got on the board first as Ary Borges scored on a picture-perfect header.
Brazil’s Ary Borges scores a goal vs. Panama.
Watch Brazil’s Ary Borges score a goal against Panama in the 19′ in the 2023 Women’s FIFA World Cup.
9′: Attacking early on
Brazil dominated possession early on as Bia Zaneratto had a dangerous strike from distance, which just missed.
Setting the stage
The “World Cup NOW” crew previewed the match live on Twitter ahead of kickoff.
Saluting the GOAT
Brazil fans welcomed FIFA legend Marta with an enormous banner ahead of the game.
Check out the full Women’s World Cup schedule and how to watch each match live here. Find the latest scores here.
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