Seventeen years to the day since Brazil beat Australia 2-1 at the Sydney 2000 Olympics, the Matildas returned the favour in Newcastle with a 3-2 win.
And, oh how far they have come since then. Apart from the fact Tuesday night's result marked the third-straight triumph over Brazil, it was also the Matildas' fifth successive victory -- equalling their longest winning streak.
Marta and her Brazil teammates were simply no match for red hot Sam Kerr and her fellow Matildas.
Australia's star striker stole...
A Lisa De Vanna wonder goal and a glancing Sam Kerr header turned it on for a sold-out crowd as the Matildas defeated Brazil 2-1 in Penrith.
Little over a month after wiping the floor with their Rio Olympics conquorers 6-1 to win the Tournament of Nations, the world No.6 Matildas opened their two-match friendly series at Pepper Stadium in Penrith by taking 23 shots to six.
Debinha's second half goal was no more than a consolation for the visitors.
Matildas coach Alen Stajcic praised his squad for...