2015 FIFA Women's World Cup Group D

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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[edit]

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[edit]

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[edit]

Sweden vs Nigeria[edit]

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]
GK 1 Hedvig Lindahl
RB 23 Elin Rubensson
CB 5 Nilla Fischer
CB 4 Emma Berglund Substituted off 73'
LB 16 Lina Nilsson
CM 17 Caroline Seger (c)
CM 7 Lisa Dahlkvist Substituted off 57'
RM 9 Kosovare Asllani Substituted off 46'
LM 15 Therese Sjögran
CF 8 Lotta Schelin
CF 10 Sofia Jakobsson
Substitutions:
MF 22 Olivia Schough Substituted in 46'
DF 3 Linda Sembrant Substituted in 57'
DF 14 Amanda Ilestedt Substituted in 73'
Manager:
Pia Sundhage
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GK 1 Precious Dede
RB 3 Osinachi Ohale
CB 6 Josephine Chukwunonye
CB 5 Onome Ebi
LB 23 Ngozi Ebere
CM 14 Evelyn Nwabuoku (c)
CM 12 Halimat Ayinde
RM 8 Asisat Oshoala
LM 13 Ngozi Okobi
CF 17 Francisca Ordega
CF 9 Desire Oparanozie
Manager:
Edwin Okon

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[edit]

United States 3–1 Australia
Rapinoe Goal 12'78'
Press Goal 61'
Report De Vanna Goal 27'
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[edit]

Australia 2–0 Nigeria
Simon Goal 29'68' 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[edit]

United States 0–0 Sweden
Report
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[edit]

Nigeria 0–1 United States
Report Wambach Goal 45'
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 Rođak-Karšić (Croatia)
Fourth official:
Rita Gani (Malaysia)
Fifth official:
Widiya Shamsuri (Malaysia)

Australia vs Sweden[edit]

Australia 1–1 Sweden
De Vanna Goal 5' Report Jakobsson Goal 15'
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[edit]

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

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