Brazil vs Panama FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023: Highlights | Ary Borges scored a hattrick as the Seleção registered a comfortable 4-0 victory over Panama
South Australia's Hindmarsh Stadium will host Brazil vs Panama match in the Women's World Cup 2023 on Monday. Brazil lived up to the expectations of their fans as they scored 4 goals and conceded none to register a statement victory over the debutants, Panama in their World Cup opener. 23-year-old, Ary Borges had a dream World Cup debut outing as she scored a hattrick and also provided the assist for Zaneratto's goal. Brazil were the better team in every aspect and they proved it quite comfortable. Panama weren't able to put pressure on the reigning South America Champions for once. Ary Borges became the first Brazilian player to score a hattrick in the World Cup debut.
FIFA Women's World Cup 2023: Brazil vs Panama – Match Report
Brazil nade themselves clear right from the begining. They created lots of opportunities but weren't clinical infront of goal. Panama couldn't match their pace and as a result they some mistakes in the field. Brazil got lots of free space to run into and got lots of time to create more opportunities. In the first 15 minutes, Brazil had 6 shots already. Ary Borges finally broke the deadlock as she scored the first goal in the 19th minute of the game. It was also her debut World Cup goal. She doubled the lead twenty minutes later as Brazil ended the first half on a high note. They could have and should have scored more interms of opportunities they created for themselves.
Brazil started the second half the same way they did in the first half. After just three minutes Borges provided a ball to Zaneratto who scored the third goal for Brazil. They were just cruising toward a huge victory. Panama made a lots of substitutions but that didn't work out in their favour. In the 70th minute, Borges came up with her hattrick, first by any Brazilian player in a World Cup debut. The 23 year old did everything she could in the field today. Marta replaced her in the 75th minute and the Brazil fans went wild during the arrival.
Panama did create some opportunities for themselves during the later stages of the game when Brazil just switched off a little bit. Still, they weren't able to put them in danger. The whistle blowed and the Brazil players celebrated with the young sensation, Ary Borges.
Brazil will face Panama for the first time in Women's World Football. They have won their opening group game in their previous eight appearances. One-goal margins decided Six of Brazil's last seven World Cup games. Brazil have progressed from the group stage in the last six World Cups while Panama are making their debut in the prestigious competition.
FIFA Women's World Cup 2023: Brazil vs Panama | Lineups | 3:50 P.M. (IST)
Starting XI: Leticia, Antonia, Rafaelle, Lauren, Tamires, Luana, Adriana, Ary Borges, Kerolin, Bia Zaneratto, Debinha
Starting XI: Bailey, Jaen, Castillo, Pinzon, Gonzalez, Riley, cox, Mills, Vargas, Quintero, Baltrip Reyes.
The referee for today's match is Cheryl Foster. He is the first Welsh person to manage a World Cup match since Clive Thomas in 1978.
They are ready. Are You? | 4:16 P.M.
Time for National Anthems | 4:23 P.M.
The teams are on the field. The game is all set to be started soon. Panama's national anthem is played for the first time at a women's World Cup. Everyone is emotional right now.
Brazil vs Panama: Kick Off | 4:30 P.M.
The game begins. The Panama players' dreams come true. What a moment for them and their fans.
Yellow Army is on the move | 6′
Brazil are being allowed too much space and they can take time forming their game.
Attempts after attempts from Brazil | 10′
It's looking like, a goal is near.
Brazil are just not allowing Panama to do anything | 15′
15 min in and Brazil have already taken 6 shots.
Not clinical enough | 18′
Brazil are creating lots of opportunities but they are not clinical in front of the goal.
Brazil vs Panama: Goallllll!!!!!.. for Brazil | 19′
It was coming and it came finally. Ary Borges gives her side the early and deserving lead.
World Class stat | 24′
Brazil are recovering balls within just 7 seconds. WoW!!!.
Brazil would have been 2 or 3-0 up until now | 30′
A pass to Antonia is out of play and Panama can relieve some pressure for a few seconds.
Free Kick for Brazil | 36′
Brazil have a free kick in another good position
Helpless Panama | 38′
Panama has not registered a shot yet.
Brazil vs Panama: 2nd Goallllll!!!!!.. for Brazil | 39′
Ary Borges scores the second one for Brazil. She is just on another level right now. Ary equaled her goal tally with Alexandra Popp of Germany who also scored two goals today against the debutant nation, Morocco.
Some unbelievable stats from the game | 45′
Brazil have registered 16 shots in total, of which 7 are on target. meanwhile, Panama's shot tally is still null. Brazil have kept 75% possession and Panama, only 25%. Panama fans are not having a dream debut for their team in the World Cup.
FIFA Women's World Cup 2023: Brazil (2) vs Panama (0): Half-time
It was just Brazil and Brazil throughout the first half. Panama didn't look settled for a second. Brazil would have and should have scored at least five goals until now. That would be the correct scoreline.
Racing Louisville midfielder Ary Borges scored a brace in the first half against Panama on her World Cup debut for Brazil
Brazil vs Panama: Second Half Kick off | 5:30 P.M.
The second 45 minutes is underway. Panama have made a change with Jaen off for Natis.
Brazil vs Panama: 3rd Goallllll!!!!!.. for Brazil | 48′
Just three minutes into the second half and Brazil scored their third. Zaneratto is the one to smash it home.
Calm and Composed | 50′
Well, it is Brazil, not Panama.
Substitution for Panama | 54′
Panama makes two changes with Riley and Mills off for Tanner and Cedeno.
Complete riot at Adelaide | 60′
Brazil are pushing for another one.
Break in play | 63′
Some heated arguments and head clash between Quintero and Luana.
Forced Substitution | 67′
Quintero has been taken off as a concussion sub.
Brazil vs Panama: 4th Goallllll!!!!!.. for Brazil | 70′
That's the World Cup debut hat trick for the 23-year-old Ary Borges. Geyse provided a cross in and Ary Borges heads it home. She became the first Brazilian player to score a hat-trick on their World Cup debut. What a record she has just made!!!..
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Marta is coming | 75′
The crowd goes wild as Marta gets ready to come on. It is her sixth World Cup.
Substitution for Panama | 80′
Cox is off for Cedeno.
Another Substitution for Panama | 84′
Panama makes another change as Montenegro comes on for Vargas.
Waiting for the final whistle | 90′
Both teams are waiting for it. Brazil know they have done their job beautifully and for Panama, the match ended a long time ago.
First corner for Panama | 90+5′
Panama pushed Brazil on the back foot and won their first corner of the game.
FIFA Women's World Cup 2023: Brazil (4) vs Panama (0): Full time
Ary Borges shines as Brazil claims victory by 4-0 against Panama in their opening game of the 2023 Women's World Cup. Ary Borges scored two goals in the first half to give Brazil a perfect and comfortable stage to carry on. Then Zaneratto scored the third goal which was the announcement and confirmation of Panama's defeat. Borges didn't want to leave the field without scoring another one as she completed her hat trick and made the scoreline even more beautiful for Brazil. A completely demolishing performance from the South American Reigning champions over the debutant, Panama.