Women’s World Cup newest rating and updates as knockout levels proceed

England Lionesses practice forward of Women’s World Cup conflict with Nigeria

The Women’s World Cup knockout levels proceed because the Netherlands tackle South Africa in Sydney.

South Africa have been one of many tales of the group stage, as they shocked Italy with a dramatic 3-2 win to achieve the last-16 for the primary time. Led by star forwards Thembi Kgatlana and Hildah Magaia, the harmful Banyana Banyana might be concentrating on one other upset in opposition to the 2019 finalists.

Netherlands topped Group E forward of the United States and are an skilled aspect underneath Andries Jonker. The World Cup has been outlined by shocks up to now and the Netherlands might be cautious of one other, as they give the impression of being to arrange a quarter-final assembly with Spain, who thrashed the Switzerland on Saturday.

Japan are additionally by means of to the last-16 and can face the winner of the heavyweight conflict between defending champions USA and Sweden. The USA are trying susceptible after scraping by means of Group E, and the defending champions going out at this stage would depart the event huge open. Follow dwell updates from Netherlands vs South Africa because the World Cup last-16 continues.


Women’s World Cup LIVE: Netherlands 0-0 South Africa

KICK-OFF! Underway in Sydney – with a wholesome crowd for what’s a noon begin in Australia. Plenty of vibrant duplicate shirts within the crowd, with the long-lasting organge of the Netherlands and the brilliant yellow of the Banyana Banyana.


Jamie Braidwood6 August 2023 03:02


Women’s World Cup LIVE: Netherlands vs South Africa

We’re nearly able to go in Sydney, after the First Nations welcome deal with.

Jamie Braidwood6 August 2023 02:57


Women’s World Cup LIVE: Netherlands vs South Africa

Netherlands head coach Andries Jonker is assured his aspect can beat anybody on the Women’s World Cup after beating the USA to prime spot in Group E, and avoiding Sweden within the last-16.

“From the very beginning of our preparations, we were quite confident that we can beat every opponent in this tournament,” he stated after the 7-0 win in opposition to Vietnam. “Our strategy won’t change.

“Of course it helps when you qualify first in your group, when the United States is also in your group, and of course it helps when you win 7-0 and score wonderful goals… This team is capable of many things.

“A year ago we saw a lot of teams in Europe who were better than us, but we’ve managed to close the gap. Of course, we have to make it happen and win against these major countries, but it’s clear that we’re a lot closer to victory than a year ago.”

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Jamie Braidwood6 August 2023 02:49


Women’s World Cup LIVE: Netherlands vs South Africa

South Africa imagine their Women’s World Cup journey just isn’t executed but, with Desiree Ellis assured that Banyana Banyana can produce one other upset.

“We’ve been underestimated so many times before,” Ellis stated. “I think this group has shown that nothing can stand in their way, this group has shown when the chips are down that they can stand up. We know who we are playing, but they don’t know who they are playing.

“Because this group when the chips are down, they’ve just gotten better and better. And all I can say is that there’s going to be a match tomorrow.

“We are a team that know what our strengths and weaknesses are … we know what we want to do. I think the opponent knows what we want to do and sometimes they can’t stop it.

“We’ve got to bring our ‘A’ game and we’ve got to be at the absolute best, because the Dutch have shown during the tournament that they’re a top side.”

Jamie Braidwood6 August 2023 02:36


Women’s World Cup LIVE: Netherlands vs South Africa

Keira Walsh has returned to full England training ahead of the Women’s World Cup last-16 match against Nigeria on Monday, just days after the Lionesses midfielder was stretchered off against Denmark.

It was confirmed that Walsh had not suffered an ACL injury after she was left on crutches following England’s second match of the World Cup, although the Champions League winner remained with the squad following scans.

Walsh missed England’s 6-1 win over China in the final match of Group C, with Sarina Wiegman changing her formation to a 3-5-2 in the midfielder’s absence, but her quick return to training has boosted hopes that the 26-year-old could play again at the tournament.

Wiegman will give an update as to whether Walsh will be available for selection at her press conference in Brisbane later on Sunday, with England facing Nigeria in the last-16 clash the following day.

Jamie Braidwood6 August 2023 02:28


Women’s World Cup LIVE: Netherlands vs South Africa

Juventus forward Lineth Beerensteyn returns for the Netherlands after missing the 7-0 win against Vietnam, coming in for Katja Snoeijs.

Kholosa Biyana replaces Robyn Moodaly in midfield for South Africa.

Both teams are unchanged elsewhere.

Jamie Braidwood6 August 2023 02:13


Women’s World Cup LIVE: Netherlands vs South Africa

Netherlands: van Domselaar, Spitse, van der Gragt, Janssen, Pelova, Roord, Groenen, van de Donk, Brugts, Beerensteyn, Martens.

Subs: Kop, Baijings, Casparij, Dijkstra, Egurrola, Jansen, Kaptein, Nouwen, Snoeijs, van Dongen, Wilms, Weimar.

South Africa: Swart, Ramalepe, Mbane, Matlou, Dhlamini, Biyana, Gamede, Magaia, Motlhalo, Seoposenwe, Kgatlana.

Subs: Dlamini, Cesane, Holweni, Kgadiete, Kgoale, Magama, Makhubela, Salgado, Shongwe, Moletsane.

Jamie Braidwood6 August 2023 02:07


Women’s World Cup LIVE: Netherlands vs South Africa

Keira Walsh is back in training for the Lionesses today ahead of England’s clash with Nigeria in the last-16!

A huge boost for Sarina Wiegman, who will confirm whether Walsh is fit enough for selection later today at her press conference.

Jamie Braidwood6 August 2023 01:56


Women’s World Cup LIVE: Netherlands vs South Africa

South Africa head coach Desiree Ellis after the historic 3-2 win against Italy:

“The girls are just freaking amazing. I mean I speak through every challenge they faced in the past. We know that no-one gave us a chance today but we knew what we were capable of and they fought like warriors out there.

“I think this is for everyone back home. You know, people getting up in the early hours of the morning who were disappointed when we should have won against Argentina. This is for everyone.”

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Jamie Braidwood6 August 2023 01:48


Women’s World Cup LIVE: Netherlands vs South Africa

Hildah Magaia called South Africa’s victory over Italy to reach the last-16 of the Women’s World Cup for the first time as “life-changing.”

Magaia scored South Africa’s second aim after which offered the help for Themba Kgatlana’s winner within the 3-2 win.

“They call me the breadwinner. So without the breadwinner, there’s no bread,” Magaia stated. “I had to provide the bread for the nation.”

“This really means a lot. Especially knowing that we were so close to going home. It is an emotional one.”

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Jamie Braidwood6 August 2023 01:45

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