Despite having only 23% of the possession, Japan have beaten Spain 4-0 in Wellington to finish top of Group C at the FIFA Women’s World Cup.
The win gave Japan a flawless journey through the group with three wins, 11 goals and three clean sheets.
They will play Norway in the Round of 16, while Spain face Switzerland in the next round.
Main photo: Japan score against Spain.
Games played on Monday July 31, 2023
Venue: FMG Stadium Waikato, Hamilton
Costa Rica 1 (Daphne Melissa Herrera Monge 47′)
Zambia 3 (Lushomo Mweemba 3′, Barbra Banda 31′ pen, Racheal Kundananji 90+3′)
Venue: Sky Stadium, Wellington
Japan 4 (Hinata Miyazawa 12′, 40′, Riko Ueki 29′, Mina Tanaka 82′)