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2008 Womens Olympic Games

Beijing, China - August 10-23, 2008

China v Australia

Pool A

# Info Date Teams Score Status Match Sheet
August 18th, 2008
W30 Pool A 9:00pm China CHN - AUS Australia 2 - 2 (1 - 0) Final    

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> The only previous Olympic encounter between these teams came at Sydney 2000 with Australia beating China 5-1.
> Nikki Hudson scored twice in that match.
> Last May, Australia drew three all with China at the Champions Trophy in Möchengladbach.
> Australia need to win this match to qualify for the semi-finals.
> China need at least a draw against Australia to reach the semi-finals.
> China can reach the semi-finals for the second time. At Athens 2004, China finished fourth.
> Australia have reached the last four on four occasions, the last time at Sydney 2000.
> Australia have scored most goals at Beijing 2008 (15) after four match rounds, whereas China have the best defence with only two goals conceded.
> Fu Bao Rong is the leading goal scorer in the China squad with five goals at Beijing 2008.
> Fu Bao Rong's Olympic career tally is now eight, whereas Tang Chunling has now scored a total of nine goals at the Olympics.

ARG v NZL (Pool B) KOR v JPN (Placement 9-10)

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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