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14 July
3:3 (3:1)
  • Renae CUELLAR (31')
  • Charlyn CORRAL (41')
  • Nayeli RANGEL (45')
  • Megumi TAKASE (19')
  • Renae CUELLAR (64' OG)
  • Mana IWABUCHI (88')

Referee Bibiana STEINHAUS (GER)

Summary

Iwabuchi strikes late for plucky Japan

Iwabuchi strikes late for plucky Japan

Japan staged a remarkable recovery to earn a point from a 3-3 draw in Group C after Mexico had taken a two-goal into the interval in the Augsburg clash. Highly-rated youngster Mana Iwabuchi immediately caught the eye for Japan and a clever one-two left her bearing down on Cecilia Santiago but the goalkeeper manged to keep her out. From a corner Megumi Takase had a chance but headed against a ...

Highlights

Line-up

MEX
JPN
Substitute(s)
Coaches
Roberto MEDINA (MEX)
(JPN) Norio SASAKI
Officials
  • Referee: Bibiana STEINHAUS (GER)
  • Assistant Referee 1: Marina WOZNIAK (GER)
  • Assistant Referee 2: Inka MUELLER (GER)
  • Fourth official: Cristina DORCIOMAN (ROU)

Photos

  • Mana Iwabuchi of Japan celebrates scoring the third goal with Shoko Yamada during the FIFA U20 Women's World Cup Group C match between Mexico and Japan
  • Mana Iwabuchi of Japan runs with the ball during the FIFA U20 Women's World Cup Group C match between Mexiko and Japan
  • Mana Iwabuchi (R) of Japan celebrates scoring the third goal with Megumi Takase
  • The team of Mexiko celebrates
  • Mana Iwabuchi (R) of Japan in action
  • Coach Norio Sasaki of Japan
  • Coach Roberto Medina of Mexico
  • Renae Cuellar of Mexiko in action with Ayano Dozono of Japan
  • Renae Cuellar (L) of Mexiko battlews for the ball with Nozomi Fujita (C) and Yuka Kado (R) of Japan

Quotes

"At half-time I just tried to calm the players down, and little by little and goal by goal they managed to do it," Norio Sasaki, Japan coach.

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    STATISTICS
    MexicoStatisticsJapan
    13Shots20
    2Corner kicks7
    1Yellow cards0
    0Second yellow card and red card0
    0Red Cards0
    48%Possession (%)52%