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  • Asato MIYAGAWA (43')
  • Shiho MATSUBARA (51')

Summary

Japan go top of group after Spain win

Japan opened their Costa Rica 2014 campaign with a strong 2-0 win over Spain with goals from Asato Miyagawa and Shiho Matsubara at Estadio Ricardo Saprissa Ayma in Tibas.

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Line-ups

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1
2
2
3
3
4
5
6
6
7
7
8
8
9
10
10
14
14
15
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16

Substitute(s)

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12
21
21
5
4
11
9
12
13
15
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17
18
18
19
19
20
20
11

Coaches

Jorge VILDA (ESP)
(JPN) Asako TAKEMOTO TAKAKURA

Officials

Referee: Cardella SAMUELS (JAM)Assistant Referee 1: Stacy-Ann GREYSON (JAM)Assistant Referee 2: Princess BROWN (JAM)Fourth official: Gladys LENGWE (ZAM)

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Statistics

4Shots12
1Corner kicks6
0Yellow cards0
0Second yellow card and red card0
0Red Cards0
  • The teams take to the pitch
  •  Nuria Garrote of Spain looks on during the FIFA U-17
  • The team of Spain during the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Group C match against Japan
  • Shiho Matsubara of Japan celebrates her goal
  •  Shiho Matsubara of Japan scores her goal
  •  Patri Guijarro of Spain battles with Hina Sugita
"I have to congratulate Japan because they were better than in 50-50 situations and in every individual duel. Japan didn't let us play our football, they were very tough opponents and we were a bit weighed down by first-game nerves," Jorge Vilda, Spain coach
TeamMPGFGAPts
JPN1203
NZL1111
PAR1111
ESP1020

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