Women’s World Cup: 1-0 win for Canada, first-ever WWC point for Argentina
Highlights from Monday at the Women's World Cup
Portland Thorns FC forward Christine Sinclair on the field for Canada vs. Cameroon. (Photo credit: Alain Mounic/Presse Sports via USA TODAY Sports)
Portland Thorns FC forward Christine Sinclair on the field for Canada vs. Cameroon. (Photo credit: Alain Mounic/Presse Sports via USA TODAY Sports)

Groups D and E were in action on Monday, the fourth day of group stage games in the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup. On Tuesday, the final six teams will play their first games of the tournament: New Zealand vs. Netherlands, Chile vs. Sweden and United States vs. Thailand.

A look back on Monday in France:

 

Canada 1 | Cameroon 0

Canada won their opening game of Group E, 1-0 over Cameroon on Monday at Stade de la Mosson in MontpellierKadeisha Buchanan scored for Canada in the 45th minute.

Portland Thorns FC forward Christine Sinclair had several chances to find a goal, but could not find the back of the net. Sinclair has 181 international goals, just three behind Abby Wambach‘s all-time international record.

Seven NWSL players started for Canada: Sinclair, Stephanie Labbé (North Carolina Courage), Allysha Chapman (Houston Dash), Shelina Zadorsky (Orlando Pride), Nichelle Prince (Houston Dash), Desiree Scott (Utah Royals FC) and Sophie Schmidt (Houston Dash).

Sky Blue FC defender Estelle Johnson started for Cameroon, her Women’s World Cup debut.

Argentina 0 | Japan 0

At Parc des Princes in Paris, former Washington Spirit midfielder Estefanía Banini starred for Argentina as they earned their first-ever Women’s World Cup point. They drew 2015 finalist and 2011 champion Japan 0-0.

official nwsl sponsors
cutter logo
nike logo
thorne logo
lifetime logo
budweiser logo