MastersWorldCup: Australian teams dominating the Masters World Cup
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Australia’s teams are dominating after four days of competition at the 2018 Masters World Cup in Terrassa, Spain, with wins and goals galore.

Australia has 11 official teams competing in the 11 different divisions at the Masters World Cup, with every side undefeated so far.

The Australian Wattles, who are competing in the Women’s 60+ division, have suffered two defeats, but elsewhere it’s been outstanding results all round.

It is early stages, but Australia sits top of the Women’s 40+, Women’s 50+, Women’s 55+ and Men’s 50+ divisions.

In fact, Australia have won every single Women’s match across their six divisions so far, conceding only one goal.

Australia have two wins and are second in the Women’s 35+ division after wins over USA (1-0) and Sri Lanka (11-0).

In the Women’s 40+ division, Australia are on top after three wins from three games, with 13 goals scored in wins over South Africa (6-0), Spain (2-0) and Belarus (5-0).

Australia have also claimed three wins from three games in the Women’s 45+, defeating France (6-0), Scotland (1-0) and New Zealand (2-0).

In the Women’s 50+ division, Australia are in first spot with three victories from three games, with Sherly Simpson scoring five goals. Australia have beaten Spain (4-0), South Africa (5-0) and France (11-1).

Australia have recorded wins over Wales (4-0) and New Zealand (2-0) to sit top of the standings in the Women’s 55+ division too.

In the Women’s 60+ division, Australia knocked Alliance 3-0 in their only game so far, while the Wattles suffered defeats to England and New Zealand.

Troy Sutherland has been prolific with five goals in the Men’s 35+ division with Australia winning two from two, recording victories over Scotland (5-1) and Wales (11-1).

In the Men’s 40+ division, Australia are second with two wins and a draw, after beating USA (7-0) and South Africa (4-3) but drawing with New Zealand (1-1).

Australia are also second in the Men’s 45+ with one win and a draw. Australia defeated USA (4-0) but drew with New Zealand (1-1).

In the Men’s 50+ division, Australia are on top after a win and a draw, crushing South Africa (8-0) before a scoreless draw with Ireland (0-0).

Finally in the Men’s 55+ division, Australia are second following back-to-back wins over Wales (4-1) and New Zealand (1-0).

The tournament heats up later in the week and over the weekend with playoffs and finals due to take place. The Masters World Cup concludes on Sunday 5 August.


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