FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup: Group A MD1 Results and Table

 

(Coverage of the opening day’s matches at the 2012 FIFA Under-20 Women’s World Cup, including a strong performance from the Young Nadeshiko who put four past Mexico in a one-sided victory. Hikaru Naomoto, who had earlier crashed a left-footed twenty-yard drive against the crossbar, and second-half substitute Kumi Yokoyama both scored excellent goals, and they will look to continue their form in three days’ time when they meet New Zealand. Highlights of Japan’s match begin at approximately 1:50)

New Zealand
Millynn 39′
White 52′
2 Switzerland
Aigbogun 90’+1
1
Japan
Shibata 32′
Naomoto 56′
Yokoyama 77′
Tanaka 88′ (pen.)
4 Mexico
Huerta 90’+1
1

(Matches played 19 August 2012)

Team P W D L F A GD Pts
Japan 1 1 0 0 4 1 +3 3
New Zealand 1 1 0 0 2 1 +1 3
Switzerland 1 0 0 1 1 2 -1 0
Mexico 1 0 0 1 1 -4 -3 0

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