Women's World Cup review

France and Germany progress

June 30, 2011
By ESPNsoccernet staff
France and Germany secured a place in the quarter-finals of the Women's World Cup on Thursday with a game to spare.

France cruised past Canada in the first game of the day, steamrollering their rivals with a 4-0 win. It means France go into the final match of Group A in top spot having not conceded a goal so far.

Gaetane Thiney netted the opening goal in the 24th minute in Bochum, latching onto a deflected Elise Bussaglia shot to head past goalkeeper Erin McLeod. And it was ...

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