What we need to know
1. We accommodate again: France’s initial opponents during this U-20 Women’s World Cup will be informed faces. At Papua New Guinea 2016, Les Bleuettes drew 2-2 with Ghana in Group C. Substitute Clara Mateo denied a Black Princesses all 3 points with a late equaliser for a French.
2. Clash of champions: The opening diversion in Dinan/Lehon sees CONCACAF champions Mexico accommodate South American champions Brazil for a third time in this competition. The prior dual encounters (2002 and 2008) resulted in resounding victories for La Canarinha, with Brazil outscoring their Mexican counterparts 10-3.
3. Dutch debut: While New Zealand are unchanging participants during a U-20 Women’s World Cup, a Netherlands will demeanour to make their symbol for a initial time in France. Inspired by their comparison counterparts, who won a UEFA Women’s EURO 2017 on home soil, a Oranje scored dual or some-more goals in any of their matches during final year’s UEFA Women’s U-19 Championship to secure qualification.
4. Looking to repeat: Over a prior 8 editions of a U-20 Women’s World Cup, no group has been successful in fortifying a pretension won dual years earlier. Current holders Korea DPR will demeanour to change that trend in Brittany by creation a splendid start to their debate when they face England, who are deliberate a dim equine to win this foe themselves.