#France 2019: Standings and results of the First Round

The ongoing 2019 Women’s World Cup in France has rounded off day-2 matches with some ground breaking changes.

The last round two matches were fielded this sunday 16th June, 2019 .

Sweden overpowered Thailand with a 5-1 spanking while the mighty USA ; the best soccer female team in the world humbled chile to a 3- 0 bashing.

Here are the Standings after ten days of play.

STANDINGS

GROUP A
1.France 6
2. Norway 3
3. Nigeria 3
4. S. Korea 0

GROUP B
1. Germany 6
2. Spain 3
3. China 3
4. S. Africa 0

GROUP C
1. Italy 6
2. Brazil 3
3. Australia 3
4. Jamaica 0

GROUP D
1. England 6
2. Japan 4
3. Argentina 1
4. Scotland 0

GROUP E
1. Netherlands 6
2. Canada 6
3. Cameroon 0
4. New Zealand 0

GROUP F
1. USA 6
2. Sweden 6
3. Chile 0
4. Thailand 0

The last round of the group matches will take place as follows;

DAY 11 FIXTURES

MONDAY, 17/6/ 2019

GROUP B
4:00pm
CHINA VS SPAIN

GROUP A
7:00pm
NIGERIA VS FRANCE

SOUTH AFRICA VS GERMANY

SOUTH KOREA VS NORWAY

TOP SCORERS
Morgan Alex (USA) 5
Christiane Rozeira (Brazil) 4
Cristina Girelli (Italy) 3
Carll Lloyd 3
Rose Lavelle ( USA) 2
Samantha Mewis ( USA) 2
Eugenie Le Sommer (France) 2
Aurora Galli (Italy) 2
Wendie Renard (France) 2
Barbara Bonasea (Italy) 2
Jennifer Hermoso (Spain) 2
Miedema (Neth.) 2
Kosovare Asllani (Sweden) 2

NB
37 players have a goal each

RANKING OF THIRD- PLACED TEAMS
1. Australia 3
2. China 3
3. Nigeria 3
4. Argentina 1
5. Cameroon 0
6. Chile 0 -5

Four best third-placed teams will qualify for the R16 stage.

QUALIFIED TEAMS SO FAR AFTER TWO MATCHES
USA 6 +16
Sweden 6 +6
France 6 +5
Germany 6 +2
Italy 6 +6
England 6 +2
Netherlands 6 +3
Canada 6 +3

STATISTICS of 
MATCHES PLAYED=24/52

TOTAL GOALS SCORED= 74
YELLOW CARDS= 55
RED CARD= 1
AVERAGE GOAL PER MATCH= 3.1

As it stands  two African ambassadors; Cameroon, and South Africa have very slim chances of qualifying for the second round. Nigeria is the only African team that has secured a place in the knock out round.

Kathy Neba Sina

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