Victoria Police said it was “well prepared to support the community in safely celebrating” the Matildas. A spokesperson said traffic was expected to be busy and urged Melburnians to consider using public transport.
AAMI Park (or Melbourne Rectangular Stadium, as FIFA calls it) joined Federation Square as the second major live site in Melbourne for this semi-final. The stadium has a capacity of 29,600 and its video screens were updated as part of refurbishments for the World Cup.
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