Rachel Daly pays tribute to father with celebration after scoring first World Cup aim
The remaining day of group stage motion takes place within the Women’s World Cup as Colombia, Germany and Morocco all hope to achieve the last-16. Colombia have the very best probability after their shock victory over Germany of their earlier outing. Manuela Vanegas scored a dramatic 97th-minute winner to place the South America facet high of Group H and needing only a level to make sure they progress to the knockout rounds.
They tackle Morocco who’ve hopes of inflicting an upset of their very own. The African facet presently sit third within the desk on the identical quantity of factors as Germany. To have any probability of constructing it out of the group they should defeat Colombia, by an enormous margin and hope the Germans drop factors.
Meanwhile, Germany have the best job on paper. South Korea are backside of the group having misplaced their opening two fixtures. A win for Alexandra Popp and co. needs to be sufficient to get them via because of their wholesome aim distinction but they might should accept second place. Check out our greatest bets and predictions for Thursday’s matches.
Elsewhere, Lauren James shone once more on with two beautiful targets as England put of their finest efficiency of the Women’s World Cup to date earlier this week to brush apart China 6-1 and march into the final 16. The Lionesses are actually making ready for a conflict with Nigeria for a spot within the quarter-finals.
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Women’s World Cup: South Korea 1-1 Germany, 86 minutes
South Korea make a change, too: Moon Mi-ra takes over from Casey Phair up entrance. A extremely promising displaying from the 16-year-old – this can be it for South Korea’s World Cup marketing campaign however you’d think about we’ll be seeing lots extra of the younger striker over the following 20 years.
It stays 1-0 to Morocco in Perth.
Harry Latham-Coyle3 August 2023 12:46
Women’s World Cup: South Korea 1-1 Germany, 84 minutes
Ouch – a nasty conflict of heads between Kim Hye-ri and Lena Lattwein leaves the South Korea captain on the ground in want of remedy. It was courageous defending from the centre half, who simply received there first to win her facet a free kick.
Nicole Anyomi is on for Germany. Can the Eintracht Frankfurt ahead spark one thing?
Harry Latham-Coyle3 August 2023 12:43
Women’s World Cup: South Korea 1-1 Germany, 81 minutes
Germany bash on the door, ten minutes away from a World Cup exit. But South Korea, as they’ve been all through, look safe when Germany’s midfielders have the ball centrally. Crosses into the field look the likeliest path to a winner for Martina Voss-Tecklenburg’s facet.
Harry Latham-Coyle3 August 2023 12:41
Women’s World Cup: Morocco 1-0 Colombia, 74 minutes
The sport in Perth is barely behind the one in Brisbane, so Morocco might know the Germany consequence earlier than their encounter with Colombia ends. 1-0 can be sufficient for the north African facet to undergo if South Korea maintain on for a draw.
Harry Latham-Coyle3 August 2023 12:38
Women’s World Cup: South Korea 1-1 Germany, 73 minutes
Time continues to tick away for Germany, needing a aim to maintain their World Cup hopes alive. Headed straight on the goalkeeper! Another alternative for Alexandra Popp, once more arriving with excellent timing on to a cross on the far stick – however directing her header proper into Kim Jung-mi’s mitts!
Harry Latham-Coyle3 August 2023 12:33
Women’s World Cup: South Korea 1-1 Germany, 69 minutes
Cho So-hyun seems to be battling a little bit of cramp, the veteran midfielder having run herself nearly into the bottom on this remaining fixture. South Korea shall be going house on the finish of this 90 minutes however they’re determined to carry on to a degree after a disappointing event. They appear to have simply been capable of take the depth out of the sport after that sequence of Germany probabilities.
Harry Latham-Coyle3 August 2023 12:29
Women’s World Cup: Morocco 1-0 Colombia, 62 minutes
But that’s higher from Colombia, Daniela Montoya forcing Khadija Er-Rmichi into a wise bit of labor earlier than Leicy Santos fires broad.
Harry Latham-Coyle3 August 2023 12:25
Women’s World Cup: South Korea 1-1 Germany, 64 minutes
Germany are beginning to construct some stress, actually for the primary time on this sport. Alexandra Popp leaps strongly and wins an aerial contest, her header looping for the far high nook however away off the crossbar.
Morocco nonetheless lead Colombia, who’re but to have a shot on course, by that late first half aim.
Harry Latham-Coyle3 August 2023 12:22
OFFSIDE South Korea 1-1 Germany, 58 minutes
Alexandra Popp is pleasingly again on her toes after taking a tumble over the South Korea goalkeeper Kim Jung-mi as she headed house…however affirmation quickly comes that there was an offside within the build-up, with each Popp’s place as Schuller backheeled and the striker’s motion on to Sara Dabritz’s cross beneath scrutiny. It’s tight on each counts, nevertheless it stays one apiece in Brisbane.
Harry Latham-Coyle3 August 2023 12:18
VAR verify! South Korea 1-1 Germany, 57 minutes
Germany suppose they’ve the lead after Alexandra Popp nods house from shut vary, Lea Schuller flicking acrobatically together with her heel for her captain. Was Popp simply in entrance of Schuller on the level of contact? The video assistant will take a look…
Harry Latham-Coyle3 August 2023 12:17