2020 Schedule

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2020 Schedule
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Dutch reach quarters, beat Japan on late pen

The Netherlands reached the women's World Cup quarterfinals for the first time when Lieke Martens's penalty earned them a 2-1 victory over Japan.

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White scores brace as England top Group D

England maintained their perfect Women's World Cup Group D record when Ellen White's double gave them a 2-0 win over Japan on Wednesday.


Japan back on track with win over Scotland

ana Iwabuchi and Yuika Sugasawa were on the scoresheet as Japan got their women's World Cup campaign back on track with a 2-1 win over Scotland.

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2019 Women's World Cup team previews: Japan

There's an unknown element to the Japanese team in this year's World Cup that could either play in its favor or hurt the team come crunch time.

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Matildas coach plays down Japan win

Australia women's coach Alen Stajcic says they are still a long way from Olympics qualification, despite a shock 3-1 opening win over Japan.

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AFC: Wins for Australia, Japan, South Korea

Mile Jedinak and Tim Cahill scored as Australia got their 2018 World Cup qualifying campaign back on track with a 3-0 win over Kyrgyzstan in Canberra.

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WWC: England lose to Japan after own goal

Japan beat England 2-1 in their semifinal match at the 2015 Women's World Cup as England's Laura Bassett redirected the ball into her own goal.

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WWC: Late goal sends Japan to semifinals

15 minutes after entering the game, Iwabuchi scored during a scramble in front in the 87th minute to secure a 1-0 victory in the Women's World Cup.

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WWC: Japan advance past the Netherlands

Mizhuo Sakaguchi scored what turned out to be the deciding goal as defending champions Japan held off to beat the Netherlands 2-1 on Tuesday night.

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Japan 2-1 Cameroon: Holders into knockout round

Aya Sameshima scored in the 6th minute as defending champion Japan beat Cameroon and secured a berth in the knockout round of the Women's World Cup.

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Japan 1-0 Switzerland: Miyama penalty

Aya Miyama scored a penalty kick in the 29th minute as defending Women's World Cup champion Japan opened with a 1-0 win over newcomers Switzerland.

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Group C team preview: Japan

Japan will enter this Women's World Cup under the spotlight. How will the squad handle such unfamiliar pressure?