【Results of Women's Match 6】
CHINA PR 1 - 2 JAPAN
Final two goals see Japan into 3rd place, and host country China PR in 4th place in the tournament.
Hoping for a win, host nation China PR began the game with a line-up identical to the one used in their game against DPR Korea. Japan, who had also lost their last two matches, entered the match with the addition of experienced forward TAKASE MEGUMI and its well-conditioned players.
Skilfully building up from the rear and involving striking by SUGITA AMI, side-halves ARIMACHI SAORI and NAKAJIMA EMI constantly received. On the other hand, China PR had a triple layered wall of defence in waiting, stealing the ball and swiftly moving up the field with HAN PENG and WANG SHANSHAN in counterattacks that lead to shots.......