Although England and Japan progressed to the quarter-finals with a comfortable points margin, the group matches were all tight contests save for Japan's 4-0 win over Mexico.
Hannah Wilkinson earned a place in New Zealand’s footballing annals when she scored the goal that secured their first ever draw in a FIFA Women’s World Cup match. FIFA.com spoke to the 19-year-old history-maker.
Germany and England finished top of their groups thanks to respective defeats of France and Japan, while New Zealand rallied against Mexico to win their first-ever point in the history of the competition.
Ellen White, the scorer of England's opening goal in their 2-0 win over Japan, spoke to FIFA.com after the game and praised her team-mates for an 'excellent performance.'
New Zealand scored two goals in the dying minutes for a dramatic 2-2 comeback draw against Mexico to secure their first FIFA Women’s World Cup™ point, and deny their opponents a maiden victory on the world stage.
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.