Australia's women have turned on a stunning second-half to earn a 5-0 win over Chile in Newcastle on Tuesday, firmly putting their recent woes behind them.
After a tight and hard-fought opening half, the Matildas belatedly found their rhythm with a four-goal salvo inside 17 minutes in front of a bumper 12,649 midweek crowd.
Caitlin Foord stole the show, setting up Sam Kerr for the opener seven minutes after the break, before scoring two of her own.
Substitute Emily Gielnik netted with a superb finish,...
Australia's unexpected 3-2 loss to world No. 39 Chile could prove costly ahead of next month's 2019 Women's World Cup draw.
Australia completely dominated the first half at Penrith Stadium on Saturday but only had an early Emily van Egmond penalty to show for their advantage as busy Chile goalkeeper Christiane Endler remained a solid last line of defence.
Somehow, the South Americans went to the break level as Francisca Lara made the most of a moment of defensive chaos to finish from long range.