AUS v NZL Preview: "This is our time"

"This is our time." They are the words of Australian goalkeeper, the brilliant Lydia Williams and it all starts now as the Matildas' first game of the Tokyo Olympics comes two days before the opening ceremony.

For the Matildas, ranked ninth in the world, it is an all ANZAC battle first-up against the Football Ferns of New Zealand who are currently ranked 22nd in the world.

Lydia Williams of Australia gestures during the women's international friendly match between Japan and Australia at Sanga Stadium by Kyocera on July 14, 2021 in Kameoka, Kyoto, Japan. (Photo by Masashi Hara/Getty Images)

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