One Of The Goals Of The Year Was Scored At The Women's World Cup

Japan took on the Netherlands on Tuesday  with a place in the quarter finals up for grabs, and one of the goals of the tournament saw the Nadeshiko progress.

In a truly beautiful passage of play that involved a backheel, a step over and a perfectly placed finish, Japan extended their lead to two goals, a cushion which it turned out they would need after conceding a goal late on.

The match finished 2-1, and Japan will progress to the quarter finals where a matchup against Australia awaits. You can watch the full highlights of the game and keep up to date with the rest of the fixtures over on the website of the World Cup.


Do you keep up with sport, or women's sport in particular? Did you even know that the women's world cup was on? Are you now slightly irked that is got got little to no coverage and it's not even being shown on Irish television?

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