Women’s World Cup 2019: Day 10 – USA vs Chile:
Two games to report on today: The USA defeated Chile 3-0 in which the Chilean keeper won the player of the match award, while Thailand scored their first goal of the tournament in their 5-1 defeat at the hands of Sweden. In the languagecaster predictions competition, the home side, Learn English Through Football and Nina are still top on 28 points, but the chasing pack behind them is growing. If you have questions or comments you can email us at: email@example.com.
2019 Women’s World Cup Language: Consolation Goal
In today’s Group F game between Sweden and Thailand the Thai side scored their first goal of this World Cup and even though this goal counted for nothing, as they were beaten 5-1, it meant a lot to the Asian side. Remember that they had lost 13-0 to the USA four days earlier so keeping the score down with a much-improved performance, along with their goal, demonstrated great heart from the Thailand side. The idea of a consolation goal is when a team scores knowing that they have little or no chance of winning and so when this goal was scored in the 91st minute it can be described as a consolation goal – worth no points but it made the Thai players and fans feel much better.
In the languagecaster predictions competition Learn English Through Football has opened up a two point lead over second-place Nina with Paul and jlacey a further point back. The leader was one of nine players to correctly predict the USA beating Chile 3-0 although no one managed to guess the exact score of the Swedish 5-1 win over Thailand. It’s all to play for as the final group matches start tomorrow. Groups A and B both feature tomorrow with hosts France facing Nigeria and South Korea taking on Norway in Group A and then in Group B China and Spain will fight it out to qualify directly behind leaders Germany who should have an easy task against South Africa.
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Current Ranking – Day 10
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