#WWC2015 Group Stage Review

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The Group Stage has been completed at the 2015 Women’s Football World Cup in Canada.

36 games were played.

107 goals were scored. (53 first half, 54 second half.) By game interval, the scoring pattern was:

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There were two 0v0 draws (Canada v New Zealand; USA v Sweden).

The team that scored first has won 23 of the 36 games played.

The team that scored first has not lost in 31 of the 34 games in which a goal was scored. (The exceptions: Cote D’Ivoire scored the first goal against a higher FIFA ranked team (Thailand) and lost; Switzerland scored first against a lower ranked team (Cameroon) and lost; Spain scored first against a lower ranked team (Korea Republic) and lost.)

The higher FIFA ranked team has won 21 of the 36 games played.

The higher FIFA ranked team did not lose in 31 of the 36 games played.

Japan and Brazil won all their Group games.

Cameroon (FIFA rank 53) won 2 of its Group C 3 games.

The Brazil v Korea Republic and Japan v Cameroon games have had the longest ball in play time, 59 minutes. The shortest ball in play time has been in the Canada v New Zealand game, 41 minutes.

Ball in play times for the Group games were:

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Photo Credit

FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada June 12th, 2015 (GoToVan, CC BY 2.0)

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