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Match summary

Japan edge Ecuador to take top spot

Japan edged Ecuador 1-0 to clinch top spot in Group C in what was their opponents' final outing at the FIFA Women's World Cup™.

Match Highlights

Quotes

"Despite the two previous routs we suffered, we showed why we deserved to be here. We earned our qualification and we have defended the honour of our country. We'll take this experience and continue to develop women's football in Ecuador," Vanessa Arauz, Ecuador coach.

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17:50
The final whistle sounds.
17:49
90'+OGIMI (Japan) sees an effort go off target.
17:45
90' RIERA (in) comes off the bench to replace VASQUEZ (out) (Ecuador)
17:45
89'MIYAMA (Japan) swings in the corner.
17:41
85'OGIMI (Japan) commits a foul.
17:41
85'BERRUZ (Ecuador) pulls off a save.
17:40
85'IWABUCHI (Japan) sees her effort hit the target.
17:40
84'SAWA (Japan) sees an effort go off target.
17:39
84'MIYAMA (Japan) swings in the corner.
17:39
83' CAICEDO (in) comes off the bench to replace QUINTEROS (out) (Ecuador)

LYG - Player of the Match

Midfielder

Statistics

Ball possession
34
%
66

Attempts

3Attempts20
2On-Target8
1Off-Target10
0Blocked2

Disciplinary

10Fouls Committed22
2Yellow cards1
0Second yellow card and red card0
0Red Cards0

Attacking

0Corners9
1Offsides3
25Free kicks11
6Saves2

Line-ups

Ecuador
EcuadorECU
Japan
JapanJPN
(GK)
(GK)
Misses next match if booked
(C)
10
11
75'
Misses next match if booked
90'
80'
83'
17
(C)
19
Misses next match if booked
Misses next match if booked
46' HT
SubstitutesSubstitutes
12
(GK)
(GK)
22
(GK)
21
(GK)
10
13
90'
83'
7
Absent
46' HT
18
13
80'
23
75'
CoachCoach
Vanessa ARAUZ (ECU)Norio SASAKI (JPN)

Match Facts

Winnipeg

Winnipeg Stadium

SSI Err

Weather

  • Partly Cloudy
  • 21° CTemperature
  • 12 m/sWind
  • 37 %Humidity

Officials

  • Referee: Melissa BORJAS
    Honduras
    HondurasHON
  • Assistant Referee 1: Yolanda PARGA (ESP)
  • Assistant Referee 2: Manuela NICOLOSI (FRA)
  • Fourth official: Quetzalli ALVARADO (MEX)

Groups

Group C
TeamsTeamsTeamsMPWDLGFGA+/-Pts
Japan
JPN
33004139
Cameroon
CMR
32019366
Switzerland
SUI
310211473
Ecuador
ECU
3003117-160

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