Spain and Norway are through to the quarter-finals of the FIFA Women’s World Cup after they registered impressive wins in Auckland and Wellington, respectively.
Another all-time record was set for a football crowd in New Zealand, with 43,217 packing Eden Park to watch Spain’s triumph against Switzerland, while 33,042 turned up for Japan’s match against Norway in Wellington.
Main photo: Spain attack the Swiss goal in front of a full Eden Park.
Games played on Saturday August 5, 2023
Round of 16
Eden Park, Auckland
Switzerland 1 (own goal 11′)
Spain 5 (Aitana Bonmati 5′, 36′, Alba Redondo 17′, Laia Codina 45′, Jennifer Hermoso 70′)
Venue: Sky Stadium, Wellington
Japan 3 (own goal 15′, Risa Shimizu 50′, Hinata Miyazawa 81′)
Norway 1 (Guro Reiten 20′)