Here are Friday’s results from the FIFA Women’s World Cup games in New Zealand, the Southern League and the Lotto NRFL Women’s Championship.
The Philippines, who are New Zealand’s next World Cup opponents, lost 2-0 to Switzerland in Dunedin.
In a crucial match between relegation rivals, Selwyn United beat FC Twenty 11 3-2 in Christchurch.
Here’s our Friday night round-up:
Games played on Friday July 21, 2023
FIFA Women’s World Cup
Forsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin
Switzerland 2 (Ramona Bachmann 45′ pen, Seraina Piubel (64′)
Sky Stadium, Wellington
Spain 3 (own goal 21′, Aitana Bonmati 23′, Esther Gonzalez 27′)
Costa Rica 0
Selwyn United 3 (Darius van Wyk 4′, Jack Allatt 43′, Ollie Sims 74′)
FC Twenty 11 2 (Daniel Oakman 40′, Matthew Bergin 67′)
Lotto NRFL Women’s Championship
Fencibles United 3
Te Atatu 0
*Game defaulted by Te Atatu