Women's World Cup, AUS vs ITA: Bonansea brace helps Italy trump Australia

Italy has won its first game of the FIFA Women's World Cup after 20 years by beating Australia 2-1. Barbara Bonansea stars with a brace.

Bonansea brace

Italy's Barbara Bonansea   -  AFP

A stoppage time goal from Italy's Barbara Bonansea helped Italy beat Australia 2-1 in their Group C fixture at Valenciennes.

Italy is making an appearance in the World Cup after 20 years, having last qualified to participate in 1999.