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Women’s World Cup roundup: Australia routs Canada

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Hayley Raso recorded a first-half brace on Monday as Australia superior to the knockout spherical with a 4-0 victory over Canada in a Group B conflict on the Women’s World Cup in Melbourne, Australia.

Raso scored within the ninth and thirty ninth minutes, Mary Fowler tallied within the 58th and Steph Catley transformed a penalty in second-half stoppage time for Australia (2-1-0).

Kailen Sheridan made two saves for Canada (1-1-1), which was unable to benefit from a 5-4 edge in nook kicks.

The Canadians didn’t advance out of the group stage for the primary time since 2011.

Nigeria 0, Ireland 0

Chiamaka Nnadozie made one save of their match at Brisbane, Australia, to assist the Nigerians advance into the knockout spherical for simply the third time of their historical past.

Uchenna Kanu practically opened the scoring with a major probability early within the second half for Nigeria (1-0-2), which solely wanted a draw within the Group B match to keep away from being eradicated.

Courtney Brosnan made the save on that probability and one different one for Ireland (0-2-1), which was eradicated from the event.

Japan 4, Spain 0

Hinata Miyazawa scored two objectives to assist Japan declare the highest spot in Group C with a rout of Spain in Wellington, New Zealand.

Miyazawa scored within the twelfth and fortieth minutes, Riko Ueki tallied within the twenty ninth minute and Mina Tanaka additionally transformed for Japan (3-0-0).

The Japanese will face Norway within the knockout spherical on Saturday in Wellington.

Misa Rodriguez made one save for Spain (2-1-0), which is able to problem Switzerland on Saturday in Auckland, New Zealand.

Zambia 3, Costa Rica 1

Lushomo Mweemba, Barbra Banda and Racheal Kundananji every scored a purpose to carry Zambia to its first-ever win on the Women’s World Cup at Hamilton, New Zealand.

Catherine Musonda completed with two saves for Zambia (1-2-0), which completed in third place in Group C.

Melissa Herrera scored within the forty seventh minute for winless Costa Rica (0-3-0).

–Field Level Media