Matildas’ World Cup seeding at risk after rare home loss to Chile

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The Australian women’s national team have suffered a rare home defeat to Chile, who have secured a 3-2 smash-and-grab win in their international friendly in Sydney.

Emily van Egmond put Australia ahead on Saturday afternoon with a penalty on nine minutes and the in-form Aussies seemed on their way in front of a Matildas’ Sydney record crowd of 15,185 at Penrith Stadium.

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