2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup Score Updates England defeated host Canada at the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup, 2-1 advance to meet defending champions Japan, 1-0 winners over Australia.
England was defeated 1-0 by host nation Canada in their final warm-up game before the World Cup. Sophie Schmidt scored with a brilliant first-time strike from the edge of the box in the 23rd minute. In a game of few clear openings.
Both played a fascinating battle, featuring a whirlwind start and numerous edge-of-the-seat moments.
“Backed by a raucous crowd, the Canadians fought hard, but in the end the Three Lionesses’ clinical finishing and stout defending shattered the dreams of the tournament hosts.”
FIFA 2015 SCORE RESULTS
Australia 0–1 Japan
England 2-1 Canada
FIFA GOAL OF THE DAY
England 2-1 Canada, Christine Sinclair (42)
Pouncing on a handling error from English goalkeeper Karen Bardsley, Christine Sinclair slotted home from close-range to give the Canadians a lifeline in the match. It was not a goal that will be remembered as a classic, but it momentarily gave the expectant crowd in Vancouver real hope of a comeback. Source: FIFA OFFICIAL WEBSITE