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2015 FIFA Women's World Cup Group D

Group D of the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup consisted of the United States, Australia, Sweden and Nigeria. Matches were played from 8 to 16 June 2015.

Teams

Draw position Team Confederation Method of
qualification
Date of
qualification
Finals
appearance
Last
appearance
Previous best
performance
FIFA Rankings
at start of event
D1 (seed)  United States CONCACAF CONCACAF Women's Championship winners 24 October 2014 7th 2011 Winners (1991, 1999) 2
D2  Australia AFC AFC Women's Asian Cup runners-up 18 May 2014 6th 2011 Quarter-finals (2007, 2011) 10
D3  Sweden UEFA UEFA Group 4 winners 17 September 2014 7th 2011 Runners-up (2003) 5
D4  Nigeria CAF African Women's Championship winners 22 October 2014 7th 2011 Quarter-finals (1999) 33

Standings

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Group stage result
1  United States 3 2 1 0 4 1 +3 7 Advance to knockout stage
2  Australia 3 1 1 1 4 4 0 4
3  Sweden 3 0 3 0 4 4 0 3
4  Nigeria 3 0 1 2 3 6 −3 1
Source: FIFA
Rules for classification: 1) points in all matches; 2) goal difference in all matches; 3) number of goals scored in all matches; 4) repeat 1-3 for matches between teams still tied; 5) lots drawn by FIFA.

In the round of 16:

Matches

Sweden vs Nigeria

Sweden 3-3 Nigeria
Oparanozie Goal 21 (o.g.)
Fischer Goal 31
Sembrant Goal 60
Report Okobi Goal 50
Oshoala Goal 53
Ordega Goal 87
Attendance: 31,148
Referee: Ri Hyang-ok (North Korea)
Sweden[1]
Nigeria[1]

Player of the Match:
Ngozi Okobi (Nigeria)

Assistant referees:
Hong Kum-nyo (North Korea)
Kim Kyoung-min (South Korea)
Fourth official:
Abirami Naidu (Singapore)
Fifth official:
Widiya Shamsuri (Malaysia)

United States vs Australia

Attendance: 31,148
Referee: Claudia Umpierrez (Uruguay)
United States[2]
Australia[2]
GK 1 Hope Solo
RB 11 Ali Krieger
CB 4 Becky Sauerbrunn
CB 19 Julie Johnston
LB 22 Meghan Klingenberg
CM 12 Lauren Holiday Yellow card 56
CM 10 Carli Lloyd
RW 23 Christen Press Substituted off 68
LW 15 Megan Rapinoe Yellow card 64 Substituted off 86
CF 20 Abby Wambach (c)
CF 2 Sydney Leroux Substituted off 79
Substitutions:
MF 17 Tobin Heath Substituted in 68
FW 13 Alex Morgan Substituted in 79
MF 14 Morgan Brian Substituted in 86
Manager:
Jill Ellis
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GK 18 Melissa Barbieri
RB 6 Servet Uzunlar
CB 5 Laura Alleway Substituted off 83
CB 7 Stephanie Catley
LB 9 Caitlin Foord
CM 19 Katrina Gorry Substituted off 80
CM 8 Elise Kellond-Knight
CM 10 Emily van Egmond
RF 11 Lisa De Vanna (c)
CF 23 Michelle Heyman Substituted off 69
LF 20 Samantha Kerr
Substitutions:
FW 17 Kyah Simon Substituted in 69
DF 14 Alanna Kennedy Substituted in 80
FW 3 Ashleigh Sykes Substituted in 83
Manager:
Alen Stajcic

Player of the Match:
Megan Rapinoe (United States)

Assistant referees:
Luciana Mascaraña (Uruguay)
Loreto Toloza (Chile)
Fourth official:
Gladys Lengwe (Zambia)
Fifth official:
Widiya Shamsuri (Malaysia)

Australia vs Nigeria

Australia 2-0 Nigeria
Simon Goal 2968 Report
Australia[3]
Nigeria[3]
GK 1 Lydia Williams
RB 9 Caitlin Foord
CB 5 Laura Alleway
CB 14 Alanna Kennedy
RB 7 Stephanie Catley
CM 10 Emily van Egmond
CM 8 Elise Kellond-Knight
CM 19 Katrina Gorry Substituted off 62
RF 11 Lisa De Vanna (c)
CF 17 Kyah Simon Substituted off 87
LF 20 Samantha Kerr
Substitutions:
MF 13 Tameka Butt Substituted in 62
FW 23 Michelle Heyman Substituted in 87
Manager:
Alen Stajcic
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GK 1 Precious Dede
RB 3 Osinachi Ohale Substituted off 52
CB 6 Josephine Chukwunonye  Yellow card 60
CB 5 Onome Ebi
LB 23 Ngozi Ebere
CM 14 Evelyn Nwabuoku (c) Yellow card 42
CM 12 Halimat Ayinde
RM 8 Asisat Oshoala Substituted off 84
LM 13 Ngozi Okobi
CF 17 Francisca Ordega
CF 9 Desire Oparanozie Substituted off 54
Substitutions:
DF 15 Ugo Njoku Substituted in 52
FW 4 Perpetua Nkwocha Substituted in 54
FW 10 Courtney Dike Substituted in 84
Manager:
Edwin Okon

Player of the Match:
Lisa De Vanna (Australia)

Assistant referees:
Manuela Nicolosi (France)
Yolanda Parga (Spain)
Fourth official:
Quetzalli Alvarado (Mexico)
Fifth official:
Souad Oulhaj (Morocco)

United States vs Sweden

Attendance: 32,716
Referee: Sachiko Yamagishi (Japan)
United States[4]
Sweden[4]
GK 1 Hope Solo
RB 11 Ali Krieger
CB 19 Julie Johnston
CB 4 Becky Sauerbrunn
LB 22 Meghan Klingenberg
CM 10 Carli Lloyd (c)
CM 12 Lauren Holiday
RW 14 Morgan Brian Substituted off 58
LW 15 Megan Rapinoe
CF 23 Christen Press Substituted off 67
CF 2 Sydney Leroux Substituted off 78
Substitutions:
FW 8 Amy Rodriguez Substituted in 58
FW 20 Abby Wambach Substituted in 67
FW 13 Alex Morgan Substituted in 78
Manager:
Jill Ellis
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GK 1 Hedvig Lindahl
RB 23 Elin Rubensson
CB 14 Amanda Ilestedt
CB 5 Nilla Fischer
LB 18 Jessica Samuelsson
CM 7 Lisa Dahlkvist
CM 17 Caroline Seger
RW 10 Sofia Jakobsson
LW 16 Lina Nilsson Substituted off 70
CF 15 Therese Sjögran Substituted off 75
CF 8 Lotta Schelin (c)
Substitutions:
DF 3 Linda Sembrant Substituted in 70
MF 20 Emilia Appelqvist Substituted in 75
Manager:
Pia Sundhage

Player of the Match:
Hedvig Lindahl (Sweden)

Assistant referees:
Naomi Teshirogi (Japan)
Sarah Walker (New Zealand)
Fourth official:
Ledya Tafesse (Ethiopia)
Fifth official:
Souad Oulhaj (Morocco)

Nigeria vs United States

Attendance: 52,193
Nigeria[5]
United States[5]
GK 1 Precious Dede
RB 22 Sarah Nnodim Yellow card 38 Yellow-red card 69
CB 6 Josephine Chukwunonye  Yellow card 60
CB 5 Onome Ebi Yellow card 43
LB 23 Ngozi Ebere
CM 14 Evelyn Nwabuoku (c)
CM 13 Ngozi Okobi Yellow card 68
RW 17 Francisca Ordega Substituted off 77
LW 7 Esther Sunday Substituted off 50
CF 10 Courtney Dike Substituted off 50
CF 8 Asisat Oshoala
Substitutions:
FW 9 Desire Oparanozie Substituted in 50
MF 12 Halimat Ayinde Substituted in 50
MF 20 Cecilia Nku Substituted in 77
Manager:
Edwin Okon
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GK 1 Hope Solo
RB 11 Ali Krieger
CB 19 Julie Johnston
CB 4 Becky Sauerbrunn
LB 22 Meghan Klingenberg
CM 12 Lauren Holiday
CM 10 Carli Lloyd
RW 15 Megan Rapinoe Substituted off 74
LW 17 Tobin Heath Substituted off 80
CF 20 Abby Wambach (c)
CF 13 Alex Morgan Substituted off 66
Substitutions:
FW 2 Sydney Leroux Substituted in 66
MF 7 Shannon Boxx Substituted in 74
DF 3 Christie Rampone Substituted in 80
Manager:
Jill Ellis

Player of the Match:
Julie Johnston (United States)

Assistant referees:
Nataliya Rachynska (Ukraine)
Sanja Ro?ak-Kar?i? (Croatia)
Fourth official:
Rita Gani (Malaysia)
Fifth official:
Widiya Shamsuri (Malaysia)

Australia vs Sweden

Attendance: 10,177
Referee: Lucia Venegas (Mexico)
Australia[6]
Sweden[6]
GK 1 Lydia Williams
RB 9 Caitlin Foord
CB 5 Laura Alleway
CB 14 Alanna Kennedy
RB 7 Stephanie Catley
DM 8 Elise Kellond-Knight
CM 19 Katrina Gorry Substituted off 85
CM 10 Emily van Egmond
RF 11 Lisa De Vanna (c) Substituted off 63
CF 17 Kyah Simon Substituted off 72
LF 20 Samantha Kerr
Substitutions:
FW 2 Larissa Crummer Substituted in 63
FW 23 Michelle Heyman Substituted in 72
MF 13 Tameka Butt Substituted in 85
Manager:
Alen Stajcic
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GK 1 Hedvig Lindahl
RB 23 Elin Rubensson Substituted off 76
CB 14 Amanda Ilestedt
CB 5 Nilla Fischer
LB 18 Jessica Samuelsson
CM 7 Lisa Dahlkvist
CM 17 Caroline Seger
RW 10 Sofia Jakobsson
LW 16 Lina Nilsson Substituted off 74
CF 15 Therese Sjögran
CF 8 Lotta Schelin (c)
Substitutions:
FW 9 Kosovare Asllani Substituted in 74
DF 6 Sara Thunebro Substituted in 76
Manager:
Pia Sundhage

Player of the Match:
Elise Kellond-Knight (Australia)

Assistant referees:
Mayte Chávez (Mexico)
Enedina Caudillo (Mexico)
Fourth official:
Tupou Patia (Cook Islands)
Fifth official:
Janette Arcanjo (Brazil)

References

  1. ^ a b "Tactical Line-up - Sweden-Nigeria" (PDF). FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 8 June 2015. Retrieved 2015.
  2. ^ a b "Tactical Line-up - United States-Australia" (PDF). FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 8 June 2015. Retrieved 2015.
  3. ^ a b "Tactical Line-up - Australia-Nigeria" (PDF). FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 12 June 2015. Retrieved 2015.
  4. ^ a b "Tactical Line-up - United States-Sweden" (PDF). FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 12 June 2015. Retrieved 2015.
  5. ^ a b "Tactical Line-up - Nigeria-United States" (PDF). FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 16 June 2015. Retrieved 2015.
  6. ^ a b "Tactical Line-up - Australia-Sweden" (PDF). FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 16 June 2015. Retrieved 2015.

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