Matches

30/10/2008
0:3 (0:0)
  • Danielle CARTER (71' 89')
  • Lauren BRUTON (75')

Summary

Late English flurry buries Brazil
After a scoreless first half, England put three unanswered goals past Brazil in a classy display of finishing to take the early initiative in Group D. More »

Line-up

1
1
4
2
5
3
6
4
7
5
9
6
10
8
11
9
14
10
15
11
17
16

Substitute(s)

12
13
21
21
2
7
8
12
13
14
16
15
18
17
19
18
20
19
3
20

Coaches

Marcos GASPAR (BRA)
(ENG) Lois FIDLER

Officials

Referee: Michelle PYE (CAN)Assistant Referee 1: Mayte CHAVEZ (MEX)Assistant Referee 2: Emperatriz AYALA (SLV)Fourth official: Quetzalli ALVARADO (MEX)

Statistics

13Shots14
2Corner kicks1
1Yellow cards1
0Second yellow card and red card0
0Red Cards0
56%Possession (%)44%
  • England's Jodie Jacobs fights for the ball with Brazil's Raquel
  • England's Danielle Carter fights for the ball with Brazil's Fernanda
  • England's Danielle Carter controls the ball
  • Brazil's goalkeeper Aline injured against England
  • Supporters pictured before the start of the Group C match between Japan and USA
  • English players celebrate their victory against Brazil
"We went into this game as underdogs, and I think people possibly underestimated us. I can't fault the players, they prepared thoroughly for this game and deserved the win," Lois Fidler, England coach.