Women's World Cup review

Narrow wins for Brazil and Norway

June 29, 2011
By ESPNsoccernet staff
A second-half strike from midfielder Rosana handed Brazil a hard-fought 1-0 victory over Australia in their Group D encounter at the Women's World Cup.

• Group A: Germany, France victorious
• Group B: England held, Japan beat NZ
• Group C: Wins for USA and Sweden

Brazil, who reached the 2007 final before losing to Germany, were made to work for an opening victory by a battling Matildas side, which included teenagers Emily van ...

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