Soccer: Emily Van Egmond nets fourth as Matildas waltz into Asian Cup playoffs

James Gardiner
By James Gardiner
Updated January 25 2022 - 7:37am, first published 5:30am
ON TARGET: Newcastle midfielder Emily Van Egmond (left) celebrates after scoring in the 4-0 win over the Philippines. Picture: Getty Images.

Newcastle midfielder Emily Van Egmond netted her fourth goal in two games as the Matildas produced a clinical second half to get past a plucky Philippines 4-0 and all but secure top place in their group in the women's Asian Cup.

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James Gardiner

James Gardiner

Sports Writer

James Gardiner, chief football and rugby writer at the Newcastle Herald.

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