In the semi-final match between Australia and England, Lauren Hemp emerged as the standout player, leading England to their first-ever Women’s World Cup final. The Manchester City forward was voted the top player by readers of Sport News Center, repeating the accolade she received in the quarter-final win over Colombia.
Hemp was instrumental in England’s victory, scoring a decisive goal that reclaimed the lead after Sam Kerr’s remarkable goal had leveled the score, negating Ella Toone’s earlier goal. Hemp’s performance, marked by an impressive 8.31 rating, also included a brilliant assist to Alessia Russo for the third goal, securing England’s place in Sunday’s final against Spain.
The semi-final win can be revisited at the Women’s World Cup coverage by the BBC, who will also broadcast the final match between England and Spain.
Other key players for England included goal scorers Russo and Toone, who were praised with ratings of 7.54 and 7.34, respectively. Defender Lucy Bronze was also noteworthy with a 7.43 rating.
Here’s a rundown of the ratings for each player, as selected by the audience:
Player of the Match:
- Lauren Hemp, with an average rating of 8.31
- Kerr (Squad number 20), Average rating: 5.74
- Arnold (18), 5.29
- Fowler (11), 5.23
- Raso (16), 5.09
- Foord (9), 5.02
- Vine (5), 5.00
- Gorry (19), 4.88
- Cooney-Cross (23), 4.83
- Catley (7), 4.81
- Carpenter (21), 4.75
- Hunt (15), 4.72
- Chidiac (8), 4.63
- van Egmond (10), 4.51
- Polkinghorne (4), 4.49
These ratings reflect a significant match in the tournament, with England demonstrating their prowess and readiness for the final, and Australia showing moments of brilliance, despite their loss.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about Lauren Hemp
Who was named the player of the match in the semi-final between England and Australia?
Lauren Hemp was named the player of the match in the semi-final game, earning a top rating of 8.31.
Who scored the goals for England in the semi-final against Australia?
Lauren Hemp scored to restore England’s lead, and Alessia Russo and Ella Toone also found the back of the net.
Who were the top-rated players for Australia?
Chelsea forward Sam Kerr was the highest-rated player for Australia with a score of 5.73, followed by other players like Arnold, Fowler, and Raso.
When and where can I watch the Women’s World Cup final between England and Spain?
The Women’s World Cup final between England and Spain will be broadcasted by the BBC. The exact date and time would depend on the scheduling details.
What were the ratings for the other key players in the England team?
Goal scorers Russo and Toone were highly rated with scores of 7.54 and 7.34, respectively, and defender Lucy Bronze also stood out with a rating of 7.43.