Day Six at the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2015 – Group Stage (12 June)
Day Six at the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2015 – Group Stage (12 June)

The second round of Group C and Group D matches are in action today at the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2015!

If reigning champions Japan and USA win their respective second round of matches in Groups C and D they will edge closer towards the Round of 16. Switzerlandm Australia and Ecuador will be looking to bounce back from opening day defeats.

Keep an eye on all the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2015 fixtures and results.


(Match 17) Full-time: Japan 2 – 1 Cameroon – Aya Sameshima 6′, Yuika Sugasawa 17′, Ajara Nchout 90′ – 19:00 | Group C | Vancouver

Referee – Pernilla LARSSON (SWE), Assistant Referee 1: Anna NYSTROM (SWE), Assistant Referee 2: Natalie ASPINALL (ENG), Fourth official: Tupou PATIA (COK)

The current World champions Nadeshiko Japan will take on debutants Cameroon in Vancouver in their second group match of the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2015. Cameroon who are ranked 53rd in the World Rankings are currently Group C leaders courtesy of their 6-0 win over Ecuador.

JAPAN
RECENT RESULT:
08 Jun 15 | WIN – Japan 1-0 SwitzerlandWOMEN’S WORLD CUP RECORD:
6 Appearances | Best Performance: Winners (2011)

FIFA WORLD RANKING:
4

CAMEROON
RECENT RESULT:
08 Jun 15 | WIN – Cameroon 6-0 EcuadorWOMEN’S WORLD CUP RECORD:
0 Appearances

FIFA WORLD RANKING:
53


(Match 18) Full-time: Switzerland 10-1 Ecuador (Ponce 24′(og) 71′(og), 64′(p), Aigbogun 45+2′, Humm 47′, 49′, 52′, Bachmann 60′(p), 61′, 81′, Moser 76′) – 16:00 | Group C | Vancouver

Referee – Rita GANI (MAS), Assistant Referee 1: Widiya SHAMSURI (MAS), Assistant Referee 2: Sarah HO (AUS) Fourth official: Gladys LENGWE (ZAM)

Ecuador suffered a heavy 6-0 loss in the Women’s World Cup debut match against Cameroon. Ecuador will have to play their second match without their suspended captain, Ligia Moreira. Switzerland are also looking for their first point of the tournament having been narrowly beaten 1-0 by Japan.

SWITZERLAND
RECENT RESULT:
08 Jun 15 | LOSS – Japan 1-0 Switzerland

WOMEN’S WORLD CUP RECORD:

0 AppearancesFIFA WORLD RANKING:
19
ECUADOR
RECENT RESULT:
08 Jun 15 | LOSS – Cameroon 6-0 Ecuador

WOMEN’S WORLD CUP RECORD:

0 AppearancesFIFA WORLD RANKING:
48

 

(Match 19): USA 0-0 Sweden – 19:00 | Group D | Winnipeg

Referee – Sachiko YAMAGISHI (JPN), Assistant Referee 1: Naomi TESHIROGI (JPN), Assistant Referee 2: Sarah WALKER (NZL), Fourth official: Ledya TAFESSE (ETH)

USA kicked off their tournament campaign with a 3-1 win over Australia. Despite leading on two occasions, Sweden had to settle for a point in their opening match which ended 3-3 against Nigeria. Sweden coach Pia Sundhage will face up against her former team USA in what promises to be an exciting encounter.

USA
RECENT RESULT:
08 Jun 15 | WIN – USA 3-1 AustraliaWOMEN’S WORLD CUP RECORD:
6 Appearances | Best Performance: Winners (1991, 1999

)FIFA WORLD RANKING:
2

SWEDEN
RECENT RESULT:
08 Jun 15 | DRAW – Sweden 3-3 NigeriaWOMEN’S WORLD CUP RECORD:
6 Appearances | Best performance: Runners-up (2003)

FIFA WORLD RANKING:
5


(Match 20) Full-time: Australia 2-0 Nigeria (Simon 29′, 68′) – 16:00 | Group D | Winnipeg

Referee – Stephanie FRAPPART (FRA), Assistant Referee 1: Manuela NICOLOSI (FRA), Assistant Referee 2: Yolanda PARGA (ESP), Fourth official: Quetzalli ALVARADO (MEX)

Nigeria impressed as they came from behind to earn a 3-3 draw against Sweden in their tournament opener. Despite an impressive performance, Australia were defeated 3-1 by USA in their first group match. They will be hoping to earn their first points of the campaign when they meet the Super Falcons.

AUSTRALIA
RECENT RESULTS:
08 Jun 15 | LOSS – USA 3-1 AustraliaWOMEN’S WORLD CUP RECORD:
5 Appearances | Best performance: Quarter-finals (2007, 2011)

FIFA WORLD RANKING:
10

NIGERIA
RECENT RESULTS:
08 Jun 15 | DRAW – Sweden 3-3 NigeriaWOMEN’S WORLD CUP RECORD:
6 Appearances | Best Performance: Quarter-finals (1999)

FIFA WORLD RANKING:
33

 

Updates from all the matches will be published in the comment wall below as well as on the Women’s Soccer United official Twitter and Facebook accounts.
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34 Comments
  1. Asa 5 years ago

    FULL TIME:

    Japan 2 – 1 Cameroon
    Goals From:
    Aya Sameshima 6′ (Japan)
    Yuika Sugasawa 17′ (Japan)
    Ajara Nchout 90′ (Cameroon)

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    WSU 5 years ago

    Full-time: USA 0-0 Sweden

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    WSU 5 years ago

    8′ USA sub: Morgan IN, Leroux OUT

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    WSU 5 years ago

    75′ Sweden sub: Appelqvist IN, Sjogran OUT

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    WSU 5 years ago

    70′ Sweden sub: Sembrant IN, Nilsson OUT

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    WSU 5 years ago

    67′ USA sub: Wambach IN, Press OUT

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    WSU 5 years ago

    59′ USA sub: A-Rod IN, Brian OUT

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    WSU 5 years ago

    TEAM NEWS:
    Japan line-up: Kaihori, Kinga, Iwashimizu, Kumagai, Sameshima, Sakaguchi, Miyama (c), Kawasumi, Utsugi, Sugasawa, Ogimi

    Cameroon line-up: Ngo Ndom, Manie (c), Leuko, Onguene, Feudjio, Ngono Mani, Yango, Meffometou Tcheno, Bou Ndjouh, Enganamouit, Ngo Mbeleck

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    WSU 5 years ago

    Second half underway: USA 0-0 Sweden

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    WSU 5 years ago

    Full-time: Switzerland 10-1 Ecuador (Ponce 24′(og) 71′(og), 64′(p), Aigbogun 45+2′, Humm 47′, 49′, 52′, Bachmann 60′(p), 61′, 81′, Moser 76′)

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    WSU 5 years ago

    Half-time in Winnipeg: USA 0-0 Sweden

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    WSU 5 years ago

    81′ GOAL! Switzerland 10-1 Ecuador (Hat-trick for Bachmann!)

  13. Asa 5 years ago

    Goal: Fabienne Humm 47′ 49′ 52′ Switzerland 5 – 0 Ecuador

  14. Asa 5 years ago

    Goal: Switzerland 4 – 0 Ecuador, Fabienne Humm 47′ 49′

  15. Asa 5 years ago

    Goal: Switzerland 4 – 0 Ecuador, Fabienne Humm 49′

  16. Asa 5 years ago

    Goal: Switzerland 3 – 0 Ecuador, Fabienne Humm 47′

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    WSU 5 years ago

    Half-time: Switzerland 2-0 Ecuador (Ponce 24′(og), Aigbogun 45+2′)

  18. Author
    WSU 5 years ago

    45+2′ Switzerland 2-0 Ecuador (Aigbogun scores!)

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    WSU 5 years ago

    24′ GOAL! Switzerland 1-0 Ecuador (Ponce scores an own goal!)

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    WSU 5 years ago

    TEAM NEWS:
    USA line-up: Solo, Leroux, Sauerbrunn, Lloyd (c), Krieger, Holiday, Brian, Rapinoe, Johnston, Klingenberg, Press

    Sweden line-up: Lindahl, Fischer, Dahlkvist, Schelin (c), Jakobsson, Ilestedt, Sjogran, Nilsson, Seger, Samuelsson, Rubensson

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    WSU 5 years ago

    Group C match is underway: Switzerland 0-0 Ecuador

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    WSU 5 years ago

    Full-time: Australia 2-0 Nigeria (Simon 29′, 68′)

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    WSU 5 years ago

    87′ Australia sub: Heyman IN, Simon OUT

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    WSU 5 years ago

    84′ Nigeria sub: Dike IN, Oshoala OUT

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    WSU 5 years ago

    68′ GOAL! Australia 2-0 Nigeria (Simon scores her second of the game!)

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    WSU 5 years ago

    62′ Australia sub: Butt IN, Gorry OUT

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    WSU 5 years ago

    54′ Nigeria sub: Nkwocha IN, Oparanozie OUT

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    WSU 5 years ago

    52′ Nigeria sub: Njoku IN, Ohale OUT

  29. Author
    WSU 5 years ago

    We’re back underway in Winnipeg: Australia 1-0 Nigeria

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    WSU 5 years ago

    TEAM NEWS:
    Switzerland line-up: Thalmann, Rinast, Maritz, Moser, Waelti, Bachmann, Crnogorcevic, Kiwic, Abbe (c), Humm, Aigbogun

    Ecuador line-up: Berruz, Ortiz, Aguilar (C), Olvera, Ponce, Rodriguez, Quinteros, Palacios, Real, Pesantes, Velarde

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    WSU 5 years ago

    Half-time: Australia 1-0 Nigeria (Simon 29′)

  32. Author
    WSU 5 years ago

    29′ GOAL! Australia 1-0 Nigeria (Simon scores!)

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    WSU 5 years ago

    Group D match underway: Australia 0-0 Nigeria

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    WSU 5 years ago

    TEAM NEWS:
    Australia line-up: Williams, Alleway, Catley, Kellond-Knight, Foord, Van Egmond, De Vanna (c), Kennedy, Simon, Gorry, Kerr

    Nigeria line-up: Dede, Ohale, Ebi, Chukwunonye, Oshoala, Oparanozie, Ayinde, Okobi, Nwabuoku (c), Ordega, Ebere

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