What we need to know
1: An always-special showdown
Spain and Japan’s common personification character and truth should be in justification when a sides go conduct to conduct in Concarneau. Opportunities to magnitude themselves opposite a Nadeshiko always have some additional stress for Spain teams, and this week’s strife will be no different, quite for Patri Guijarro, Aitana Bonmati and Carmen Menayo. The contingent were all benefaction when La Rojita overcame Japan dual years ago in this same tournament, though they also tasted better opposite a same foe in a final of a FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup Costa Rica 2014, when stream U-20 captain Moeka Minami and midfielder Fuka Nagano were among a opposition.
2: On skinny ice
Having graced each book of this eventuality to date, USA and Nigeria are resolutely determined among a contest elite. Indeed, a Stars and Stripes have claimed a pretension 3 times, while a Africans have twice been runners-up. For all that, a duo’s adventures in France risk being cut brief if they can't rebound behind from opening-round defeats when they take on Paraguay and Haiti respectively. And while organisation favourites on paper, their opponents have already shown here that subsidy down is not an choice and can be approaching to go all out for feat on Thursday.
3: Revenge during last?
The Group D strife between Germany and China PR also looks a fascinating one, with a sides both winning in their opening games and penetrating to book a quarter-final berth. Adding serve piquancy to a brew is a fact that a span have faced off 3 times before in this competition, with a Steel Roses nonetheless to ambience victory. The Asian side mislaid out in a 2004 final and again in a organisation theatre in 2012, before handling a pull during a same theatre in 2014.
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