Australia Women’s Caitlin Foord injured in China friendly

International friendly Australia v China Adelaide Oval
Alanna Kennedy (14 Australia) and Qiaozhu Chen (3 China) battle for the ball. (Noe Llamas / SPP)

Australia scored a late leveller to draw the friendly with China in Adelaide but lost substitute Caitlin Foord to a hamstring injury.

Michelle Hayman levelled five minutes into stoppage time following a Mary Fowler free kick, as Australia draw 1-1 with China, The Steel Roses had led from the half-hour mark with a Zhang Linyan goal.

Mina Tanaka made the breakthrough for Japan against New Zealand in first-half added time. Two minutes after the interval, Toko Koga headed home a corner from Hikaru Kitagawa for a 2-0 result.

Japan v New-Zealand, women's friendly at Nueva Condomina stadium in Murcia
Japan’s Honoka Hayashi heads the ball with New-Zealand’s Indiah-Paige Riley. (Photo by JOSE JORDAN/AFP via Getty Images)

Argentina were 2-0 winners over Costa Rica, Chiara Singarella’s crosses setting up headed goals for Rocío Bueno and Estefanía Palomar.

Argentina v Costa Rica - Women's International Friendly
Estefania Palomar of Argentina scores the team’s second goal. (Photo by Daniel Jayo/Getty Images)

Colombia won 2-0 away to Venezuela, Linda Caicedo scoring twice in three first-half minutes.

Venezuela v Colombia, Women's International friendly
Colombia’s Linda Caicedo (L) celebrates after scoring against Venezuela. (Photo by FEDERICO PARRA/AFP via Getty Images)

Mali let a 2-0 lead slip in Tanzania and also had a player sent-off in the 89th minute of a 2-2 draw. 

Victoria Meza bagged a second-half brace as El Salvador overturned an early setback to win in Bolivia.

Other international friendly results:

Aruba 1-2 Trinidad & Tobago
Iran 0-3 Belarus
Morocco 2-1 DR Congo
Seychelles 1-5 South Sudan
Uzbekistan 3-0 India
Bangladesh 0-4 Taiwan
Curaçao 1-3 Trinidad & Tobago
Uruguay 1-1 Russia

France, Germany and Spain on course for UEFA Women’s Euro qualification

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