Japan Cruise Into Quarter-finals After 3-1 Win Vs Norway

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Japan have qualified for the quarter-finals of the 2023 FIFA women’s World Cup, after beating Norway 3-1 in Saturday’s round of 16 fixture.

The Japanese have now won their last three games with Norway.

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An own goal by Ingrid Engen in the 15th minute saw Japan take the lead.

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Norway equalised in the 20th minute thanks to Guro Reiten but five minutes into the second half Risa Shimizu scored to put Japan 2-1 up.

With nine minutes left Japan added a third through Hinata Miyazawa.

The 2011 World Cup winners will now face either USA or Sweden in the quarter-finals.

Earlier on Saturday Spain hammered Switzerland 5-1 to progress into the last eight.


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Source: Complete Sports