Australia came into the game with a point to prove after their scare against Thailand in the semifinal.

They started the game in a lively fashion and were given the golden opportunity as Japan's Saki Kumagai was called up for a handball in the box.Β 

However, it wasn't a forward who stepped up to the spot but Elise Kellond-Knight and goalkeeper Ayaka Yamashita made the save.

Australia continued to pressure the Japanese defence but to no avail.

It was Japan who scored with aΒ strike from Kumi Yokoyama and sealed back-to-back Asian Cups, the first since North Korea did it in 2001 and 2003.

How did Twitter react as Japan lifted the trophy for the second time?

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