Only eight nations remain standing after a tense final group-stage matchday at the Women’s Olympic Football Tournament Tokyo 2020 today. And here are brief match summaries for all the football fixtures today from Tokyo 2020 Women’s Olympics.
The United States, Australia, Canada, Japan, the Netherlands, and Brazil joined Great Britain and Sweden to complete the last-eight line-up.
However, these qualifications were only possible after a series of nail-biting do-or-die games.
Here’s how the final group stage matchday, before the quarterfinals commence, unfolded.
Football Fixtures Today from Tokyo 2020 Women’s Olympics – Every Football Match Score:
USA 0-0 Australia
The United States and Australia played an uninspiring, goalless stalemate. As a result, the former progressed to the knockout stages and the latter also joined them in the quarter-finals.
Both but teams had to nervously wait to see whether other results in their group would go their way.
And, fortunately for both teams, the other result means they each finish group stage with four points in Group G.
However, the US take second place over Australia because they have a superior goal difference.
New Zealand 0-2 Sweden
Sweden topped their group, Group G, after a 2-0 win over New Zealand.
Sweden won with goals from Avengard and Janogy, and they qualified without a single loss toward the knockout stage!
Canada 1-1 Great Britain
Team Great Britain came back from behind for a 1-1 draw with Canada in their final Tokyo Olympics group game.
For the match today, on Tuesday, Adriana Leon, whom GB couldn’t mark, put Canada ahead early in the second half.
However, five minutes from the end of the match, Caroline Weir scored an equalizing goal for GB.
Leon’s goal is the only one Team GB have conceded in the tournament so far.
Further, Ellen White scoring all their goals prior to this game.
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Chile 0-1 Japan
Japan clinched a berth in the Tokyo Olympic women’s football quarterfinals Tuesday in their final Group F match. Substitute Mina Tanaka struck a late goal to give Asako Takakura’s side a 1-0 win over Chile.
Netherlands 8-2 China PR
The Netherlands secured its spot in the quarterfinals of the women’s Olympic soccer tournament.
Lieke Martens, Lineth Beerensteyn and Vivianne Miedema scored two goals each for Brazil.
For their final Group F match in women’s Olympic football, eventually, they celebrated an 8-2 victory over China on Tuesday.
Brazil 1-0 Zambia
Brazil brought Zambia’s Olympic run to an end with a scrappy 1-0 win in Saitama.
However, Brazil had to settle for second place on goal difference.
This was thanks to the Netherlands’ 8-2 thrashing of China in the other Group F fixture giving them first position.