Matches

21/07/2010
3:1 (1:0)
  • Emi NAKAJIMA (20')
  • Natsuki KISHIKAWA (74' 78')
  • Toni DUGGAN (83' PEN)

Summary

Japan triumph - but go home

Japan ran out easy 3-1 winners over England but there was disappointment for them when they learned that it wasn't enough to carry them into the quarter-finals as Mexico had battled back to earn a point against Nigeria.

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Line-up

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14
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Substitute(s)

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21
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5
8
12
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19
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20
7

Coaches

Norio SASAKI (JPN)
(ENG) Mo MARLEY

Officials

Referee: Mercy TAGOE (GHA)Assistant Referee 1: Mana DZODOPE (TOG)Assistant Referee 2: Tempa NDAH (BEN)Fourth official: Karolina RADZIK-JOHAN (POL)

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Latest Comments:
ogmila
21/07/2010 at 21:49
ogmila (Spain)
England...Once again another example of the lack of chemistry between the coaching staff and the players. It just seems to me that this women's team needs a role model, though they are not lacking in talent they just played deflated.
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Statistics

15Shots15
2Corner kicks5
2Yellow cards0
0Second yellow card and red card0
0Red Cards0
56%Possession (%)44%
  • Mana Iwabuchi of Japan stops the ball
  • Emi Nakajima (C) of Japan celebrates after scoring
  • Natsuki Kishikawa (#4) of Japan looks dejected
  • Saki Kumagai (L) and Mana Iwabuchi (R) of Japan look dejected
  • (L to R) Emi Nakajima, Yuka Kado, Mana Iwabuchi and Erina Yamane of Ja
  • Misaki Kobayashi (#3) of Japan looks dejected

"As champions of Asia we wanted to go forward but hopefully North Korea and South Korea will defend the honour of our continent and go far," Norio Sasaki, Japan coach.