FIFA Women’s World Cup: Colombia stun Germany, Norway hit six

FIFA Women's World Cup Australia & New Zealand 2023 Group H match between Germany and Colombia
Linda Caicedo of Colombia celebrates after putting her team ahead. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

Colombia stunned Germany at the FIFA Women’s World Cup, Norway and Switzerland went through, Morocco had a historical win.

Germany got a late leveller against Colombia in the teams’ second Group H games, only for the South Americans to win it at the death.

Alexandra Popp volleyed over for Germany at the far post and early in the second half, a moment of magic from Colombia’s Linda Caicedo found the top corner.

With three minutes of the 90 to go, Lena Oberdorf was brought down by keeper Perez and Popp put away the resulting penalty.

However, in the last minute of added time, Manuela Vanegas headed home from a Leicy Santos corner to secure all three points for Colombia.

2023 Women's World Cup Group H football match between South Korea and Morocco
Morocco’s Ibtissam Jraidi celebrates scoring against South Korea. (Photo by BRENTON EDWARDS/AFP via Getty Images)

Morocco got off the mark in Group H, with an early goal proving sufficient to see off South Korea.

Morocco were ahead just six minutes in, Ait El Haj crossing for Ibtissam Jraidi to glance home a header.

Casey Phair came off the bench and pulled a good chance wide for the Koreans, as Morocco held on for their first ever points at the finals.

2023 Women's World Cup Group A football match between Norway and the Philippines
Norway’s Sophie Roman Haug (L) hit a hat-trick. (Photo by SAEED KHAN/AFP via Getty Images)

Norway hit the Philippines for six to progress from Group A.

Norway came to life in the tournament with three first-half goals against the Philippines, Sophie Haug with two of them.

Haug scored with a far-post volley and later a header, before Caroline Graham Hansen found the far corner from outside the box.

Following an own-goal, Guro Reiten made it five from the spot and Haug completed her hat-trick.

Women's World Cup Group A football match between Switzerland and New Zealand
Katie Bowen (C) reacts New Zealand’s exit. (Photo by SANKA VIDANAGAMA/AFP via Getty Images)

Switzerland topped Group A after a goalless draw with co-hosts New Zealand, who consequently bow out.

Jacqui Hand hit the far post for the Ferns in the first half, but her side failed to really threaten the Swiss goal in the second period.

Fixtures for Monday 31 July (UK times)

8am – Group C – Portugal v USA (live on ITV4/ITVX)
8am – Group C – Vietnam v Netherlands (live on ITV1/STV/ITVX/STV Player)
12pm – Group B – Canada v Australia (live on BBC2/BBC iPlayer/BBC Sport website)
12pm – Group B – Republic of Ireland v Nigeria (BBC Red Button/BBC iPlayer/BBC Sport website)

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