Matches

13/07/2010
4:2 (2:1)
  • Svenja HUTH (2')
  • Alexandra POPP (16' 53')
  • Marina HEGERING (57')
  • Carolina VENEGAS (45'+1)
  • Katherine ALVARADO (72' PEN)

Summary

Popp scores twice as Germany get lift-off

They have an imposing record of success at all levels of women's football and at their own FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup, Germany made a predictably confident start.

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Line-up

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8
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17
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Substitute(s)

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21
21
2
2
7
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10
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14
7
15
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16

Coaches

Maren MEINERT (GER)
(CRC) Randall CHACON

Officials

Referee: HONG Eun Ah (KOR)Assistant Referee 1: KIM Kyoung Min (KOR)Assistant Referee 2: LEE Seulgi (KOR)Fourth official: Mercy TAGOE (GHA)

Have Your Say

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Latest Comments:
Dendrophylax
16/07/2010 at 22:36
Dendrophylax (Netherlands)
Great start! Popp is amazing!
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marci777
16/07/2010 at 14:16
marci777 (Belize)
Great game... Germany is ALWAYS one of the best in EVERY class of World Cup.
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Statistics

26Shots7
8Corner kicks0
1Yellow cards5
0Second yellow card and red card0
1Red Cards0
56%Possession (%)44%
  • The team of Costa Rica celebrates before the FIFA U20 Women's World Cup Group A match between Germany and Costa Rica
  • Alexandra Popp (R) of Germany reacts during the FIFA U20 Women's World Cup Group A match between Germany and Costa Rica
  • Priscilla Tapia of Costa Rica gives advise during the FIFA U20 Women's World Cup Group A match between Germany and Costa Rica
  • Franz Beckenbauer (2f.R), chairman of the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Committee with Steffi Jones (2f.L), chairman of the Local Organising Committee, Marina Hegering of Germany (L), Katherine Alvarado (R) of Costa Rica and the mascot pose
  • Steffi Jones (L), chairman of the Local Organising Committee poses with the mascot
  • Alexandra Popp (L) of Germany celebrates scoring the second goal with Marina Hegering (R) during the FIFA U20 Women's World Cup Group A match between Germany and Costa Rica

"Taking the game as a whole, we should have won by a bigger margin. But we’ve taken the three points, and that’s what matters," Maren Meinert, Germany coach.