Women’s World Cup 2015: First Round by Numbers

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womenforfootball.com – Whoever has watched Women’s World Cup Canada 2015 so far, would consent that the games have been nothing short of exhilarating. So many surprises, so many goals with great tactical game plans.

Each team of the groups have played once so far. As it stands, by June 10th:

  • Canada & Netherlands lead Group A
  • Germany & Norway lead Group B
  • Cameroon & Japan lead Group C
  • USA leads Group D
  • Brazil leads Group E
  • France leads Group F

Certainly the biggest surprise of the Tournament so far has been Cameroon’s extraordinary debut at 2015 World Cup games. After all, it is their first time appearance at these games, and yet they have managed to top Japan, Switzerland and Ecuador in Group C so far.

Germany’s Goal Frenzy game against Cote d’Ivoire was the highlight of the Tournament. Germans started off strong by scoring 10 goals in this match without conceding any goal.

Ultimately, highest number of goals was scored by Germany Women’s team, and they have had the best attack, with 10 goals, and 9 attempts off-target.

Top scorer of the games in the first round is Germany’s Anja Mittag with 3 goals under her name. She also had 2 Assists so far.

Germany’s Celia Sasic and Cameroon’s Gaelle Enganamouit are also top scorers with 3 goals each.

Top Assist providers of the first round are Germany’s Goessling, Norway’s Gulbrandsen, Germany’s Mittag and Nigeria’s Okobi, with 2 Assists each in one game that they have played so far.

Best goalkeeper of the games in the first round is Netherland’s Loes Geurts with 5 saves.

The players with highest goal attempts are Cameroon’s Gaelle Enganamouit, Norway’s Ada Hegerberg and Germany’s Alexandra Popp.

In average:

  • There has been 3.3 goals per match.
  • 2.2 Yellow Cars per match
  • 5.9 shots per match

Looking forward for more rounds of exciting games.  And as a Canadian Citizen and football fan, Go Canada Go!

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