At present on the World Cup: Brazil crash to early exit after draw with Jamaica

Brazil crashed out of the World Cup after Jamaica battled to a goalless attract Melbourne to succeed in the final 16 for the primary time.

South Africa got here from behind to beat Italy 3-2 and end runners-up in Group G, with Sweden seeing off Argentina 2-0 whereas a hat-trick from Kadidiatou Diani helped France beat Panama 6-3 to high Group F.

Right here, the PA information company takes a have a look at all of Wednesday’s motion.

Reggae Girlz march on

Jamaica produced an enormous World Cup upset in Melbourne by holding Brazil to a goalless draw to succeed in the final 16 for the primary time.

Brazil, who wanted victory to progress, dominated their ultimate Group F encounter at AAMI Park however couldn’t discover a breakthrough and bowed out on the group stage for the primary time since 1995.

The Reggae Girlz, who held France to a 0-0 stalemate of their opening match earlier than beating Panama 1-0, have but to concede a objective on the match and go on to satisfy the winners of Group H, which will probably be selected Thursday.

Late pleasure for Banyana Banyana

Thembi Kgatlana scored a stoppage-time winner to make sure South Africa reached the World Cup final 16 for the primary time after coming from behind to beat Italy 3-2 in Wellington.

Kgatlana struck within the second minute of added time on the Sky Stadium in Wellington as Banyana Banyana secured their first World Cup win to complete second in Group G behind winners Sweden in thrilling trend.

Arianna Caruso’s early penalty for Italy was cancelled out by Benedetta Orsi’s personal objective. Hildah Magaia put South Africa forward within the second half earlier than Caruso levelled, which might have despatched Le Azzurre by way of to the knockout levels.

Swedes arrange USA date

Sweden have been confirmed as winners of Group G, establishing a last-16 conflict with defending champions the US, as they defeated Argentina 2-0 in Hamilton.

The Swedes had already clinched qualification for the following spherical after beating South Africa after which trashing Italy 5-0.

Peter Gerhardsson’s aspect subsequently accomplished a 100 per cent report in group stage with Rebecka Blomqvist heading in a 66th-minute opener and substitute Elin Rubensson including a late penalty as Argentina noticed their marketing campaign come to an finish.

Diani on the treble

Kadidiatou Diani scored a hat-trick as France secured a spot within the final 16 as Group F winners after coming from behind to beat Panama 6-3 in Sydney.

Needing a degree to make sure development, Les Bleues trailed within the second minute when Marta Cox’s very good free-kick gave already-eliminated competitors debutants Panama their first-ever World Cup objective and a shock lead.

An emphatic response noticed France equalise by way of Maelle Lakrar and a Diani brace – the second from the penalty spot. Lea Le Garrec’s effort put them 4-1 up heading into the break, with Diani then finishing her treble with one other spot-kick two minutes into the second half.

Panama lowered the deficit by way of Yomira Pinzon’s penalty and an 87th-minute Lineth Cedeno header earlier than France midfielder Vicki Becho concluded the scoring in stoppage time.

France will now face the runner-up from Group H – a spot presently occupied by Germany – in Adelaide subsequent Tuesday.

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