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2008 Womens Olympic Games

Beijing, China - August 10-23, 2008

United States v Japan

Pool B

# Info Date Teams Score Status Match Sheet
August 12th, 2008
W09 Pool B 6:00pm United States USA - JPN Japan 1 - 1 (0 - 1) Final    

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> This is the first Olympic meeting between the United States and Japan.
> The USA and Japan last played each other at the 2006 World Cup: Japan won the Final 5-6 (1-0) after a goalless draw in the group stage.
> The United States came to Beijing 2008 by winning the Qualification tournament in Kazan, Russia.
> For the US women's team this is the first Olympic Games participation since Atlanta 1996, when they finished fifth. Their best result came in 1984 when they won the bronze medal.
> USA have never won an Olympic match by more than two goals.
> Tomomi Komori is top goal scorer for Japan in Olympic history, having netted three times at Athens 2004.

AUS v ESP (Pool A) CHN v RSA (Pool A)

POOL STANDINGS

Team Pld W D L GD Pts
Pool A
Netherlands  NED 5 5 0 0 11 15
China  CHN 5 3 1 1 10 10
Australia  AUS 5 3 1 1 8 10
Spain  ESP 5 2 0 3 -8 6
South Korea  KOR 5 1 0 4 -5 3
South Africa  RSA 5 0 0 5 -16 0
Pool B
Germany  GER 5 4 0 1 4 12
Argentina  ARG 5 3 2 0 6 11
Great Britain  GBR 5 2 2 1 -2 8
United States  USA 5 1 3 1 1 6
Japan  JPN 5 1 1 3 -2 4
New Zealand  NZL 5 0 0 5 -7 0

MATCHES

Aug 22, 2008
RSA South Africa
New Zealand NZL
AUS Australia
Great Britain GBR
GER Germany
Argentina ARG
CHN China
Netherlands NED
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