Carmen Menayo scored a usually idea of a match, as Spain degraded Japan 1-0 during a FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup France 2018 in Concarneau on Thursday.
There were chances combined during both ends in a initial half during a Stade Guy-Piriou, with Japan’s Jun Endo forcing a integrate of saves from Spain goalkeeper Catalina Coll, while Mami Muraoka twisted an bid only over a crossbar.
The European U-19 champions claimed their leader only after a quarter-hour mark. From a corner, a hasten in a Japanese six-yard box resulted in Menayo converting her possess miscarry after her initial header came off a inside of a nearby post.
The Asian side came out definitely after a break, as they went in hunt of an equaliser. However, they struggled to find many openings, with Coll creation a slight save from surrogate Riko Ueki mid by a second half. At a other end, Patri Guijarro put a low bid only far-reaching of a aim in a late stages.
Victory for La Rojita puts them in a clever position to allege to a quarter-finals from Group C.
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Article source: http://www.fifa.com/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=8/news=menayo-strike-claims-second-win-for-spain.html