Gallery: Westfield Matildas produce thrilling finish against China

It was tense, it was thrilling and it was dramatic. But the Westfield Matildas did what they had to in Thursday night’s 1-1 draw against China PR in the final match of their 2020 AFC Women's Olympic Qualifying group.

Emily van Egmond’s stoppage-time equaliser ensured Australia topped Group B and set up a winner-takes-all play-off against Vietnam next month for a place at Tokyo 2020.

Showing tremendous character to fight back after conceding with just four minutes left, van Egmond’s stunning strike led to scenes of pure jubilation and relief at full-time.

Here are the all of the best in-game images from Western Sydney Stadium as Ante Milicic's side completed their mission in unforgettable fashion.

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Match Schedule – Women’s Olympic Football Tournament Play-Off

Australia v Vietnam
Date: Friday, 6 March 2020
Kick-off: 6.30pm AEDT
Venue: McDonald Jones Stadium, Newcastle, New South Wales
Tickets: www.matildas.com.au
Broadcast: Live on FOX SPORTS, Kayo Sports, ABC TV (iview & eastern states, delayed in other states & territories), and the My Football Live App