Day Three at the FIFA Women's World Cup 2015 - Group Stage (8 June)

Day Three at the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2015 – Group Stage (8 June)

It’s day three at the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2015 which sees the reigning World Champions, Nadeshiko Japan return to the global stage to defend their title!

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


(Match 5) Full-time: Japan 1 – 0 Switzerland Aya Miyama 29′, | Group C | Vancouver

The reigning World Champions Japan will kick-off their campaign against tournament newcomers Switzerland. Japan followed their World Cup win in 2011 with another historic tournament win in 2014 when they won the AFC Women’s Asian Cup for the first time. Talking of history… Switzerland made theirs in June 2014 when despite tough opposition (including Denmark and Iceland) they reached the finals of a Women’s World Cup for the first time.

JAPAN
RECENT RESULTS:
11 Mar 15 | WIN – Japan 2-0 Iceland
24 May 15 | WIN – Japan 1-0 New Zealand
28 May 15 | WIN – Japan 1-0 ItalyWOMEN’S WORLD CUP RECORD:
6 Appearances | Best Performance: Winners (2011)FIFA WORLD RANKING:
4
SWITZERLAND
RECENT RESULTS:
11 Mar 15 | LOSS – Brazil 4-1 Switzerland
05 Apr 15 | WIN – Sweden 1-3 Switzerland
27 May 15 | LOSS – Switzerland 1-3 Germany

WOMEN’S WORLD CUP RECORD:
0 Appearances

FIFA WORLD RANKING:
19


(Match 6) Full-time: Cameroon 6-0 Ecuador (Ngono Mani 34′, Enganamouit 36′, 73′, 90+4′(p), Manie 44′ (p), Onguene 79′ (p)) – 16:00 | Group C | Vancouver

Ecuador earned their place at their first ever Women’s World Cup after defeating Trinidad and Tobago in the international play-off. Cameroon booked their place at the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2015 after beating Ivory Coast in the semi-finals of the African Women’s Championship.

CAMEROON
RECENT RESULTS:
21 Mar 15 | WIN – Ethiopia 1-2 Cameroon
12 Apr 15 | WIN – Cameroon 2-1 Ethiopia
10 May 15 | WIN – Ivory Coast 2-3 Cameroon

WOMEN’S WORLD CUP RECORD:
0 Appearances

FIFA WORLD RANKING:
53

ECUADOR
RECENT RESULTS:
07 Feb 15 | LOSS – Mexico 2-0 Ecuador
11 Apr 15 | LOSS – Ecuador 1-4 Colombia
15 Apr 15 | LOSS – Colombia 2-1 Ecuador

WOMEN’S WORLD CUP RECORD:
0 Appearances

FIFA WORLD RANKING:
48

 

(Match 7) Full-time: USA 3-1 Australia (Rapinoe 12′, 78′, De Vanna 27′, Press 61′) – 18:30 | Group D | Winnipeg

USA gave a perfect performance at the CONCACAF Women’s Championship 2014 to book their place at Canada 2015. Their first World Cup 2015 opponents Australia had a comfortable ‘road to Canada’, they finished runners-up at the 2014 AFC Women’s Asian Cup and claimed one of the five available berths.

USA
RECENT RESULTS:
10 May 15 | WIN – USA 3-0 Republic of Ireland
17 May 15 | WIN – USA 5-1 Mexico
30 May 15 | DRAW – USA 0-0 Korea Republic

WOMEN’S WORLD CUP RECORD:
6 Appearances | Best Performance: Winners (1991, 1999)

FIFA WORLD RANKING:
2

AUSTRALIA
RECENT RESULTS:
07 Apr 15 | LOSS – Austria 2-1 Australia
09 Apr 15 | DRAW – Scotland 1-1 Australia
21 May 15 | WIN – Australia 11-0 Vietnam

WOMEN’S WORLD CUP RECORD:
5 Appearances | Best performance: Quarter-finals (2007, 2011)

FIFA WORLD RANKING:
10


(Match 8) Full-time: Sweden 3-3 Nigeria (Oparanozie 20′(og), Fischer 31′, Okobi 50′, Oshoala 53′, Sembrant 60, Ordega 87′) – 15:00 | Group D | Winnipeg

Sweden’s qualifying campaign was near perfect having completed the UEFA qualifiers with no points dropped and just one goal conceded. Nigeria won the African Women’s Championship for the seventh time and in doing so earned their place at the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2015.

SWEDEN
RECENT RESULTS:
05 Apr 15 | LOSS – Sweden 1-3 Switzerland
08 Apr 15 | DRAW – Sweden 3-3 Denmark
30 May 15 | WIN – Sweden 2-1 Netherlands

WOMEN’S WORLD CUP RECORD:
6 Appearances | Best Performance: Runners-up (2003)

FIFA WORLD RANKING:
5

NIGERIA
RECENT RESULTS:
25 Oct 14 | WIN – Nigeria 2-0 Cameroon
22 Mar 15 | DRAW – Mali 1-1 Nigeria
05 Apr 15 | DRAW – Nigeria 1-1 Mali

WOMEN’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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51 Comments
  1. Asa 4 years ago

    FULL TIME:
    Japan 1 – 0 Switzerland
    Goals From:
    Aya Miyama 29′ (Japan)

  2. Asa 4 years ago

    10 minutes left to play: Japan 1 – 0 Switzerland

  3. Asa 4 years ago

    20 minutes left to play: Japan 1 – 0 Switzerland

  4. Asa 4 years ago

    30 minutes left to play score: Japan 1 – 0 Switzerland

  5. Asa 4 years ago

    Second half started:
    Japan 1 – 0 Switzerland

  6. Asa 4 years ago

    HALF TIME:
    Japan 1 – 0 Switzerland
    Goals From:
    Aya Miyama 29′ (Japan)

  7. Asa 4 years ago

    10 minutes till half time: Japan 1 – 0 Switzerland

  8. Asa 4 years ago

    Goal: Japan 1 – 0 Switzerland, Aya Miyama 29′

  9. Asa 4 years ago

    20 minutes played score: Japan 0 – 0 Switzerland

  10. Asa 4 years ago

    10 minutes played scorel: Japan 0 – 0 Switzerland

  11. Asa 4 years ago

    Game Started: Japan V Switzerland

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    WSU 4 years ago

    Full-time: USA 3-1 Australia (Rapinoe 12′, 78′, De Vanna 27′, Press 61′)

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    WSU 4 years ago

    86′ USWNT sub: Brian IN, Rapinoe OUT

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    WSU 4 years ago

    83′ Australia sub: Sykes IN, Alleway OUT

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    WSU 4 years ago

    81′ Australia sub: Kennedy IN, Gorry OUT

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    WSU 4 years ago

    79′ USA sub: Alex Morgan IN, Sydney Leroux OUT

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    WSU 4 years ago

    78′ GOAL! USA 3-1 Australia (Rapinoe nets her second!)

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    WSU 4 years ago

    Full-time: Cameroon 6-0 Ecuador (Ngono Mani 34′, Enganamouit 36′, 73′, 90+4′(p), Manie 44′ (p),Onguene 79′ (p))

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    WSU 4 years ago

    90+4 GOAL! Cameroon 6-0 Ecuador (Enganamouit scores hat-trick as she converts penalty!)

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    WSU 4 years ago

    90+2′ Cameroon awarded their 3rd penalty of match!

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    WSU 4 years ago

    61′ GOAL! USA 2-1 Australia (Press scores!)

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    WSU 4 years ago

    TEAM NEWS:
    Japan line-up: Yamane, Iwashimizu, Kumagai, Sakaguchi, Ando, Miyama (c), Sawa, Ohno, Utsugi, Ogimi, Ariyoshi

    Switzerland line-up: Thalmann, Rinast, Maritz, Moser, Walti, Bachmann, Dickenmann, Crnogorcevic, Abbe (c), Humm, Bernauer

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    WSU 4 years ago

    79′ GOAL! Cameroon 5-0 Ecuador (Onguene scores from the penalty spot!)

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    WSU 4 years ago

    73′ GOAL! Cameroon 4-0 Ecuador (Enganamouit scores her second of the match!)

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    WSU 4 years ago

    Second half is underway: USA 1-1 Australia

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    WSU 4 years ago

    66′ Moreira of Ecuador is shown first red card of the WWC 2015

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    WSU 4 years ago

    27′ GOAL! USA 1-1 Australia (De Vanna scores equaliser!)

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    WSU 4 years ago

    Half-time: Cameroon 3-0 Ecuador (Ngono Mani 34′, Enganamouit 36′, Manie 44′ (pen))

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    WSU 4 years ago

    44′ GOAL! Cameroon 3-0 Ecuador (Manie scores from the penalty spot!)

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    WSU 4 years ago

    12′ GOAL! USA 1-0 Australia (Rapinoe’s shot is deflected in!)

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    WSU 4 years ago

    36′ GOAL! Cameroon 2-0 Ecuador (Enganamouit scores!)

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    WSU 4 years ago

    34′ GOAL! Cameroon 1-0 Ecuador (Ngono Mani scores!)

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    WSU 4 years ago

    29′ Great chance for Cameroon but Onguene’s shot is denied by the crossbar! Cameroon 0-0 Ecuador

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    WSU 4 years ago

    Group D match underway: USA 0-0 Australia

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    WSU 4 years ago

    Group C match underway: Cameroon 0-0 Ecuador

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    WSU 4 years ago

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

    Australia line-up: Barbieri, Alleway, Uzunlar, Catley, Kellond-Knight, Foord, Van Egmond, De Vanna (c), Gorry, Kerr, Heyman

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    WSU 4 years ago

    TEAM NEWS:
    Cameroon line-up: N.Ndom,Manie (c), Leuko, Aboudi Onguene, Feudjio, Ngono Mani, Yango, F.Tcheno, Cathy, Enganamouit, Ngo Mbeleck

    Ecuador line-up: Berruz, Aguilar, Olvera, Ponce, Torres, Quinteros, Riera, Moreira (c), Real, Pesantes, Velarde

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    WSU 4 years ago

    Full-time: Sweden 3-3 Nigeria (Oparanozie 20′(og), Fischer 31′, Okobi 50′, Oshoala 53′, Sembrant 60, Ordega 87′)

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    WSU 4 years ago

    87′ GOAL! Sweden 3-3 Nigeria (Ordega scores to bring the game back level!)

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    WSU 4 years ago

    73′ Sweden sub: Ilestedt IN, Berglund OUT

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    WSU 4 years ago

    60′ GOAL! Sweden 3-2 Nigeria (Sembrant scores!)

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    WSU 4 years ago

    57′ Sweden sub: Sembrant IN, Dahlkvist OUT

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    WSU 4 years ago

    53′ GOAL! Sweden 2-2 Nigeria (Oshoala scores the equaliser!)

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    WSU 4 years ago

    50′ GOAL! Sweden 2-1 Nigeria (Okobi scores!)

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    WSU 4 years ago

    Second half started: Sweden 2 – 0 Nigeria

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    WSU 4 years ago

    Sweden made a change at half-time: Schough IN, Asllani OUT

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    WSU 4 years ago

    Half-time: Sweden 2-0 Nigeria (Oparanozie 20′(og), Fischer 31′)

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    WSU 4 years ago

    31′ GOAL! Sweden 2-0 Nigeria (Fischer scores!)

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    WSU 4 years ago

    20′ GOAL! Sweden 1-0 Nigeria (Oparanozie scores an own goal!)

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    WSU 4 years ago

    Group D match underway: Sweden 0-0 Nigeria

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    WSU 4 years ago

    TEAM NEWS:
    Sweden line-up: Lindahl, Berglund, Fischer, Dahlkvist, Schelin, Asllani, Jakobsson, Sjogran, Nilsson, Seger (c), Rubensson

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

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