Sarina Bolden scored within the twenty fourth minute to guide the Philippines to a 1-0 victory over New Zealand in a Group A conflict on Tuesday on the FIFA Ladies’s World Cup in Wellington, New Zealand.
Olivia McDaniel made 4 saves for the Philippines (1-1-0), which recorded its first purpose and first win in Ladies’s World Cup historical past.
New Zealand (1-1-0) was unable to transform any of its seven nook kicks. The event co-host nation was coming off a 1-0 win over Norway within the event opener.
Jacqui Hand hit the purpose put up within the sixty fourth minute and appeared to attain the game-tying purpose 4 minutes later after changing a cross from Hannah Wilkinson. A assessment, nevertheless, confirmed Wilkinson was offside and the purpose was disallowed.
The Philippines will face Norway (0-1-1) on Sunday, whereas New Zealand will problem Switzerland (1-0-1).
Switzerland 0, Norway 0
Norway was unable to make the most of a 7-2 edge in nook kicks and settled for a scoreless draw versus Switzerland in a Group A match in Hamilton, New Zealand.
The Norwegians had been dealt an unlucky blow when star ahead Ada Hegerberg sustained a groin damage in pre-match warmups and needed to sit out the competition. Hegerberg is a former Ballon d’Or winner.
Gaelle Thalmann made 5 saves for the Swiss, whereas Aurora Mikalsen turned away one shot for Norway.
The Norwegians should defeat the Philippines on Sunday to have any likelihood to advance within the event.
–Area Degree Media