Edmonton’s Commonwealth Stadium will host the second group game for hosts Canada against New Zealand side on 11 June 2015 and the game wioll be the late kickoff at around 19:00 edmonton time (02:00 Uk time). Canada won their first group game against China with a last ditch penalty kick but will be hoping to put on a better performance in could be another packed crowd. More than 53,000 fans turned up for the opening game and we can expect the same on thursday night.
Canada 0-0 New Zealand Highlights
[ A goal less first half lead to another action packed 0-0 45 minutes and now both teams needs to win their last game to guarantee their chances of qualification. Match Highlights will be available shortly ]
Canada vs New Zealand – Group A
FIFA Women World Cup 2015
Date: 11 June 2015 – Time: 19:00 Local (02:00 am Uk time friday early hours)
TSN1 will have the live coverage in Canada, FoxSports1 in USA, BBC 2 in UK while EuroSport 1 will broadcast the match live in european countries.
Short Match Preview: New Zealand lost their opening fixture against Netherlands team with a 1-0 scoreline which was New Zealand’s 10th world cup match in a row without a win.
A win for Canada against New Zealand will seal their passage to the next round while New Zealand’s chances of qualification depend largely down to this matches result.
Canada’s first game against China was very intense encounter where home team had to dig deep and now they can expect a physical battle against New Zealand who are more familiar to the style of Canada football. Canada head coach Herdman has trained New Zealand women team four years ago in 2011 world cup and he will bring a new challenge for the kiwis. A win against New Zealand and Herdman team will go into the last group game against Netherlands assured of their place in knockouts.