Korea DPR, Germany, Nigeria and France made it through to the 2014 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup Semi-finals
Germany defeated the hosts Canada 2-0 in front of a massive crowd of 22,421 with goals scored by Bremer and Knaak.
Holders USA were defeated by Korea DPR in a penalty shoot-out. The game ended 1-1 after extra-time which meant the contest had to be decided on penalties! It was Korea DPR goalkeeper Kim Chol-Ok who made the difference by saving three of the USA’s penalties! View Korea DPR v USA match report.
Nigeria’s Asisat Oshoala and Uchechi Sunday both scored twice in their quarter-final contest against New Zealand to send the Super Falconets into the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup Canada 2014 semi-finals.
Nigeria broke the deadlock in just 31 seconds as Oshoala headed home the opening goal. Oshoala doubled the lead 11 minutes later. Sunday increased the deficit to three before Rolston scored a consolation goal for New Zealand in the 89th minute. Sunday scored her second goal of the match in the 90th minute to end the game 4-1.
VIDEO: Nigeria 4-1 New Zealand – Match highlights
France and Korea Republic took their quarter-final to extra-time after failing to break the deadlock in 90 minutes. Korea Republic missed a great opportunity as Lee Sodam’s penalty was saved by Durand! Robert put the ball in the back of the net in the last minute of extra time but it was ruled offside. Celebrations would follow for France as they beat Korea Republic 4-3 in the penalty shootout.
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Semi-final Fixtures – 20 August 2014
(All times listed as local time.)
Full-time: Korea DPR 2-6 Nigeria
Goals: Dike 2′, Oshoala 24′, 60′, 68′, 85′, R. Un Sim 31′, Sunday 55′, J.So Yon 62′ PEN
Stadium: Moncton Stadium, Moncton
Full-time: Germany 2-1 France
Goals: Bremer 12′, Mbock Bathy 45′, Petermann 81′
Stadium: Olympic Stadium, Montreal
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