The second round of the 2016 Rio Women’s Olympic group stage was very exciting, with most of the victories coming from the “top” teams. In Group G, the US team continued to show great performance for the goal of defending the Gold Medal, winning 1-0 against the French team.
The only goal of the match was scored by veteran Carli Lloyd player in the 63rd minute. This is the second consecutive victory of the American girls at the 2016 Olympic Games. Before that, they had a 2-0 victory over New Zealand.
With this result, the US has certainly got tickets to the quarterfinals of women’s football at the 2016 Olympic Games. Also in Group G, the “tiny” team New Zealand caused a problem when they won 1-0 against a much more powerful opponent than Colombia.
Previously, the Canadian women’s team (Group F) also had the ticket early in the quarterfinals, after a 3-1 victory over Zimbabwe. In this match Beckie scored twice.
In the final round, Canada will face Germany – the team that has been drawn 2-2 by Australia. In another notable performance, in Group E, the Chinese women’s soccer team also won 2-0 against rivals South Africa. This was China’s first victory after a 3-3 defeat to the Brazilian women’s team in the first match.
In the latest match of the match, but also the most eye-catching match, the host girls had “overwhelmed” the guests from Northern Europe-Sweden to 5-1.
The brightest star of the match was Marta – the striker who received the “World’s Best Female Player of the Year” title five times. This girl was even rated by the fans as “better than Neymar,” after having many assists and also doubled in the match to confirm the top of Group E, thereby winning Early ticket to the 2016 Olympic Quarterfinals.