Matches

06/08/2008

ArgentinaCanada

ArgentinaCanada
1:2
1:2 (0:1)
  • Ludmila MANICLER (85')
  • Candace CHAPMAN (27')
  • Kara LANG (72')

Summary

Dead-ball Canucks down Argentina
Canada won their first-ever Women's Olympic football match on Wednesday when they beat Argentina 2-1 with a pair of set pieces. More »

Line-up

18
18
2
3
4
4
5
6
6
7
9
8
10
9
11
10
13
12
15
14
16
15

Substitute(s)

1
1
3
2
7
5
8
11
12
13
14
16
17
17

Coaches

Jose Carlos BORRELLO (ARG)
(NOR) Even PELLERUD

Officials

Referee: Christine BAITINGER (GER)Assistant Referee 1: Maria Luisa VILLA GUTIERREZ (ESP)Assistant Referee 2: Inka MUELLER (GER)Fourth official: Pannipar KAMNUENG (THA)

  • Argentina coach Carlos Borrello watches his team's opening game against Canada.
  • Argentina's Mariela Coronel (L) wins possession of the ball.
  • Maria Blanco (L) and Ludmila Manicler celebrate Argentina's goal against Canada in their opening Group E game.
  • Argentina lost 2-1 to Canada in the opening Group E game at the Women's Olympic Football Tournament.
  • Kara Lang of Canada celebrates her goal against Argentina.
  • Emily Zurrer (L) of Argentina vies with Yesica Arrien of Canada
"We had a lot nerves early on. The first goal really went a long way to calming us down," Candace Chapman, Canada defender.