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Overview

Match summary

England anguish as Nigeria comeback seals passage

Loveth Ayila and Asisat Oshoala scored the goals that secured a 2-1 win for Nigeria over England and took the African champions through, while sending Mo Marley's team home.

Match Highlights

Quotes

"We had problems in the first half with our defence and the English team kept my girls under a lot of pressure. But I knew my team would come back and they came back very well," Peter Dedevbo, Nigeria coach.

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Statistics

Ball possession
45
%
55

Attempts

12Attempts13
6On-Target7
6Off-Target6

Disciplinary

7Fouls Committed9
0Yellow cards1
0Red Cards0

Attacking

5Corners0
3Offsides3
12Free kicks10
4Saves2

Line-ups

Nigeria
NigeriaNGA
England
EnglandENG
(GK)
(GK)
(C)
Misses next match if booked
(C)Misses next match if booked 89'
8
46' HT
10
66'
15
9
62'
61'
16
18
19
90'+4
SubstitutesSubstitutes
(GK)
13
(GK)
21
(GK)
21
(GK)
10
89'
11
62'
61'
66'
12
90'+4
14
13
Injured
17
20
46' HT
18
CoachCoach
Peter DEDEVBO (NGA)Mo MARLEY (ENG)

Match Facts

Edmonton

Commonwealth Stadium

  • Stadium nameCommonwealth Stadium
  • CityEdmonton
  • Year constructed1978
  • Overall capacity28120

Weather

  • Cloudy
  • 25° CTemperature
  • 10 m/sWind
  • 60 %Humidity

Officials

  • Referee: QIN Liang
    China PR
    China PRCHN
  • Assistant Referee 1: FANG Yan (CHN)
  • Assistant Referee 2: LIANG Jianping (CHN)
  • Fourth official: Yeimy MARTINEZ (COL)

Groups

Group C
TeamsTeamsTeamsMPWDLGFGA+/-Pts
Nigeria
NGA
32105327
Korea Republic
KOR
31114404
England
ENG
302134-12
Mexico
MEX
302134-12

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