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NZ late show breaks Ghana hearts

Substitute Tayla Christensen scored a dramatic last-minute winner to help New Zealand to a hard-fought 1-0 win over an unlucky Ghana on the opening day of Group C action at the 2016 FIFA Women’ World Cup. 

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The final whistle sounds.
The final whistle sounds.
90'+A player from Ghana commits a foul.
90'+A player from Ghana commits a foul.
90'+Ghana are penalised after committing a foul.
90'+Ghana are penalised after committing a foul.
90'+Ghana swing in the corner.
90'+Ghana swing in the corner.
90'+Ghana are ruled offside.
90'+Ghana are ruled offside.
90'New Zealand are penalised after committing a foul.
90'New Zealand are penalised after committing a foul.
89' CHRISTENSEN (New Zealand) scores!!
89' CHRISTENSEN (New Zealand) scores!!
88'New Zealand try a shot on goal, but it is off-target.
88'New Zealand try a shot on goal, but it is off-target.
87'Ghana try a shot on goal, but it is off-target.
87'Ghana try a shot on goal, but it is off-target.
87'A player from New Zealand commits a foul.
87'A player from New Zealand commits a foul.
SSI Err

Statistics

Ball possession
47
%
53

Attempts

15Attempts7
6On-Target3
6Off-Target3
3Blocked1

Disciplinary

13Fouls Committed8
0Yellow cards0
0Second yellow card and red card0
0Red Cards0

Attacking

7Corners1
4Offsides0
8Free kicks17
2Saves6

Line-ups

Ghana
GhanaGHA
New Zealand
New ZealandNZL
16
(GK)
21
(GK)
68'
45'
(C)
78'
15
61'
84'
(C)
18
71'
SubstitutesSubstitutes
(GK)
(GK)
21
(GK)
(GK)Injured
45'
84'
10
11
61'
14
15
17
68'
71'
19
17
78'
19
CoachCoach
Mas-Ud DRAMANI (GHA)Leon BIRNIE (NZL)

Match Facts

Port Moresby

PNG Football Stadium

  • Stadium namePNG Football Stadium
  • CityPort Moresby

Weather

  • Partly Cloudy Night
  • 28° CTemperature
  • 15 m/sWind
  • 75 %Humidity

Officials

  • Referee: Monika MULARCZYK
    Poland
    PolandPOL
  • Assistant Referee 1: Maryna STRILETSKA (UKR)
  • Assistant Referee 2: Elena TEPUSA (ROU)
  • Fourth official: Sara PERSSON (SWE)

Groups

Group C
TeamsTeamsTeamsMPWDLGFGA+/-Pts
USA
USA
31204225
France
FRA
31204225
New Zealand
NZL
310225-33
Ghana
GHA
302134-12

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