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Australia will have to forge ahead without backline fixture Ellie Carpenter after the Matildas’ defender picked up a red card in the team’s semifinal loss to Sweden.

Carpenter was ejected from Monday’s game during second-half stoppage time after pulling Sweden’s Lina Hurtig down from behind. The late-game red card means Carpenter will be suspended from Australia’s bronze-medal match against the United States.

The 21-year-old has proved to be a defensive anchor for the Matildas, earning her 50th cap during Australia’s Olympic run in Tokyo.

The Matildas bronze-medal matchup against the USWNT will air live at 4 am ET on Thursday on the USA Network.