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Summary

New-look Japan ease through

Already-qualified Japan fielded several reserves for their final game against Congo DR, but still ran out 3-1 winners, leaving the Africans without a point.

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Line-up

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Substitute(s)

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Coaches

Norio SASAKI (JPN)
(COD) Poly BONGHANYA

Officials

Referee: Cristina BABADAC (ROU)Assistant Referee 1: Cristina CINI (ITA)Assistant Referee 2: Karine VIVES SOLANA (FRA)Fourth official: Alexandra IHRINGOVA (ENG)

Statistics

27Shots11
7Corner kicks2
0Yellow cards1
0Second yellow card and red card0
0Red Cards0
58%Possession (%)42%
  • Congo DR's Nanu Mafuala fights for the ball with Japan's Saori Arimachi
  • Congo DR's Nanu Mafuala fights for the ball with Japan's Saori Arimachi
  • Congo DR's Oliva Amani fights for the ball with Japan's Saki Kumagai
  • Japan's Natsuko Hara looks on
  • Japan's Mari Kawamura scores against Congo DR
  • Congo DR's goalkeeper Mamie Buazo fights for the ball with Japan's Mari Kawamura
"Congo put a lot into the match and they stopped us from playing our usual game. It was one big fight out there," Norio Sasaki, Japan coach.