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05/07/2011 - WeatherCloudy
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Summary

Lionesses find their roar
A goal in each half gave England a 2-0 victory over Japan in Augsburg in a result which not only secured three points, but enabled the Three Lions to leapfrog their opponents to the summit of Group B. More »

Line-up

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21
2
2
3
3
4
4
6
6
7
7
9
8
10
10
12
11
15
15
18
17

Substitute(s)

13
1
21
12
5
5
8
9
11
13
14
14
16
16
17
18
19
19
20
20

Coaches

Hope POWELL (ENG)
(JPN) Norio SASAKI

Officials

Referee: Carol Anne CHENARD (CAN)Assistant Referee 1: Marlene DUFFY (USA)Assistant Referee 2: Emperatriz AYALA (SLV)Fourth official: Kari SEITZ (USA)

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Statistics

10Shots14
3Corner kicks7
0Yellow cards0
0Second yellow card and red card0
0Red Cards0
45%Possession (%)55%
  • Rachel Yankey of England scores their second goal past Ayumi Kaihori of Japan
  • Rachel Yankey of England celebrates
  • Jill Scott of England is challenged by Homare Sawa of Japan
  • Anita Asante of England is challenged by  Shinobu Ohno of Japan
  • Azusa Iwashimizu of Japan runs past Ellen White of England
  • Rachel Yankey of England celebrates

"It was a tough game, like every other game we’ve had in this competition. The team stuck to their gameplan, which they had to against such a good side as Japan, and they worked incredibly hard," Hope Powell, England coach.

TeamMPGFGAPts
ENG3527
JPN3636
MEX3372
NZL3461

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