SAN JOSE: Defending champions Japan thumped the USA 3-1 to guide group D standings earlier than the Netherlands crushed Ghana 4-1, on the ultimate day of the group stage of the FIFA U20 Ladies’s World Cup.
Manaka Maksuboko, Shinomi Koyama and Haruna Tabata scored apiece to steer Japan to a snug win over the US as they certified for the quarter-final spherical of the match.
In the meantime, the Netherlands cruised previous the group laggers Ghana to achieve the quarter-finals as they completed second within the group standings with six factors.
Liz Rijsbergen scored the opening aim of the match within the twenty eighth minute to provide the Dutch aspect a 1-0 lead over the opponents earlier than halftime.
Ziva Henry then doubled the lead six minutes into the second half earlier than Ghana retaliated after two minutes with Doris Boaduwaa discovering the nets to limit the result in 2-1.
Rijsbergen had her second within the sixty fifth minute to place her aspect again on monitor with Marit Auee scoring a penalty within the eighty fifth minute to complete the sport with a complete lead.
Furthermore, France edged South Korea 1-0, whereas Nigeria remained undefeated in Group C as they beat Canada 3-1 of their remaining recreation of the group stage.
France secured the second spot in group C whereas Nigeria topped the group to qualify for the quarter-finals of the occasion.
Japan might be dealing with France whereas the Netherlands compete towards Nigeria within the quarter-finals on Monday.
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