2018 Season

All times ET

2018 Schedule
United States 4-2 Japan: Morgan powers USWNT (2:33)
United States 3-0 Japan: USWNT dominate (2:10)
Morgan knocks in a third for the U.S. (0:50)
Pugh doubles USWNT lead after perfect through ball (0:57)
Ertz sacrifices body to stop Japan goal (1:07)
Patient Rapinoe puts USWNT ahead of Japan (1:06)
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996dAustralia Associated Press

Matildas coach plays down Japan win

Australia women's coach Alen Stajcic says they are still a long way from Olympics qualification, despite a shock 3-1 opening win over Japan.

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1105dESPN Staff

AFC: Wins for Australia, Japan, South Korea

Mile Jedinak and Tim Cahill scored as Australia got their 2018 World Cup qualifying campaign back on track with a 3-0 win over Kyrgyzstan in Canberra.

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1239dESPN staff

WWC: England lose to Japan after own goal

Japan beat England 2-1 in their semifinal match at the 2015 Women's World Cup as England's Laura Bassett redirected the ball into her own goal.

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1243dAssociated Press

WWC: Late goal sends Japan to semifinals

15 minutes after entering the game, Iwabuchi scored during a scramble in front in the 87th minute to secure a 1-0 victory in the Women's World Cup.

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1247dAssociated Press

WWC: Japan advance past the Netherlands

Mizhuo Sakaguchi scored what turned out to be the deciding goal as defending champions Japan held off to beat the Netherlands 2-1 on Tuesday night.

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1266dAssociated Press

Japan 2-1 Cameroon: Holders into knockout round

Aya Sameshima scored in the 6th minute as defending champion Japan beat Cameroon and secured a berth in the knockout round of the Women's World Cup.

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1262dAssociated Press

Japan 1-0 Switzerland: Miyama penalty

Aya Miyama scored a penalty kick in the 29th minute as defending Women's World Cup champion Japan opened with a 1-0 win over newcomers Switzerland.

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1282dJeff Carlisle

Group C team preview: Japan

Japan will enter this Women's World Cup under the spotlight. How will the squad handle such unfamiliar pressure?