FIFA Women’s World Cup: Germany out after draw with South Korea

Morocco and Colombia
Morocco’s goalkeeper Khadija Er-Rmichi (L) and Fatima Tagnaout celebrate. (Photo by COLIN MURTY/AFP via Getty Images)

Colombia and debutants Morocco progress to the FIFA Women’s World Cup Round of sixteen, while Germany crash out.

Germany retrieved a point from their Group H game with South Korea in which they had fallen behind put a point was not enough to maintain their interest in the tournament.

Cho So-hyun scored just six minutes in, with Alexandra Popp equalising before the break.

FIFA Womens World Cup 2023 - South Korea v Germany
Lena Oberdorf (6 Germany) is tackled by a South Korea player. (James Whitehead / SPP)

Morocco took advantage of Germany’s disappointment by edging Colombia 1-0, a result which saw them finish runners-up in the group to their opponents.

The crucial moment came in first-half added time, when Ghizlane Chebbak’s penalty was saved but Anissa Lahmari netted the rebound.

While Colombia now go on to play Jamaica, Morocco face France.

Round of 16 fixtures (UK times)

Saturday 5 August: 6am – Switzerland v Spain, 9am – Japan v Norway

Sunday 6 August: 3am – Netherlands v South Africa, 10am – Sweden v USA

Monday 7 August: 8:30am – England v Nigeria, 11:30 – Australia v Denmark

Tuesday 8 August: 9am – Colombia v Jamaica, 12am – France v Morocco

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