#FIFAWWC Game Day Notes: Saturday, June 13

— June 13, 2015

Today’s Match Schedule
  • 12:30 p.m. ET – France vs. Colombia (Moncton) on TSN/TSN GO
  • 3:30 p.m. ET – England vs. Mexico (Montreal) on CTV/CTV GO**
  • 3:30 p.m. ET – Brazil vs. Spain (Moncton) on TSN/TSNGO
  • 6:30 p.m. ET – Korea Republic vs. Costa Rica (Montreal) on TSN/TSN GO
  • 11 p.m. ET – Canada 2015 Recap Show on TSN2/TSN GO
  ** TSN2 will join the game following the NASCAR event fifajune13

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  Game Day Notes: France vs. Colombia The only meeting between the nations came at London 2012 Olympic Games. France won that match 1-0. Met in group stage at 2010 U-20 FIFA Women's World Cup playing to a 1-1 draw.   France 
  • France beat England 1-0 in first group game
  • France, in their third FIFA Women's World Cup, have won four of their seven group stage matches (4W/1D/2L)
  • Met CONMEBOL opposition only once at the FIFA Women's World Cup. Drew 1-1 with Brazil in 2003 group stage
  • Tied Mexico 1-1 in first group game
  • Daniela Montoya's goal in the draw was Colombia's first ever FIFA Women's World Cup goal in its second participation
  • Yellow cards: Orianica Velasquez, Natalia Gaitan, Daniela Montoya
  • Last meeting with European opposition was the 1-0 defeat to France at the London 2012 Olympic Games
  • Only FIFA Women's World Cup meeting with European opposition was 1-0 defeat to Sweden in 2011
  Game Day Notes: England vs. Mexico Have met twice at senior women’s level, England leads series (1W/1D/0L). Only previous FIFA Women's World Cup meeting was a 1-1 draw in the group stage of the 2011 tournament.   England 
  • Lost their opening FIFA Women's World Cup match for the first time (1-0 to France)
  • Yellow cards: Katie Chapman
  • Remain without a win against European opposition at the FIFA Women's World Cup (five matches)
  • Have met CONCACAF opposition three times at the FIFA Women's World Cup – drew 1-1 with Mexico in 2011, lost 3-0 to USA in 2007 and beat Canada 3-2 in 1995
  • Tied Colombia 1-1 in first group game
  • Yellow cards: Cecilia Santiago
  • Remain without a win in their seven FIFA Women's World Cup matches (0W/3D/4L)
  • Have met European opposition twice at the FIFA Women's World Cup – drew 1-1 with England in 2011 and lost 2-0 to Italy in 1999
  • Have scored five goals and conceded 23 in their seven FIFA Women's World Cup matches
  • Have drawn their last two FIFA Women's World Cup matches
  Game Day Notes: Brazil vs. Spain Have never previously met in a women’s international fixture Brazil 
  • Won their opening group game 2-0 against Korea Republic
  • Formiga, playing at a record equaling sixth FIFA Women's World Cup (along with Japan’s Homare Sawa), became the oldest goalscorer in the competition’s history
  • Marta became the all-time leading goalscorer in FIFA Women's World Cup history with 15 goals, moving ahead of Germany’s Birgit Prinz
  • Have played 19 group stage matches at the FIFA Women's World Cup (13W/2D/4L)
  • Unbeaten in 13 group stage matches since 6-1 defeat to Germany in 1995
  • Won each of their last seven group stage matches since 1-1 draw against France in 2003
  • Kept a clean sheet in each of their last seven group stage matches
  • Have won their opening two group stage matches in each of the last four FIFA Women's World Cups
  • Tied their opening group game 1-1 with Costa Rica
  • Yellow cards: Celia Jimenez
  • Vicky Losada scored the first goal for her country in FIFA Women's World Cup history
  Game Day Notes: Korea Republic vs. Costa Rica Are meeting for the first time in a women’s international fixture   Korea Republic
  • Lost 2-0 against Brazil in their opening group game
  • Lost all four FIFA Women's World Cup matches to date – beaten 2-0 and 3-0 by Brazil, 1-0 by France and 7-1 by Norway
  • Only FIFA Women's World Cup goal scored by Jin Suk-Hee in 7-1 defeat to Norway
  Costa Rica
  • Earned a 1-1 draw against Spain in their first ever FIFA Women's World Cup match
  • Raquel Rodriguez Cedeno scored the first goal for her country in FIFA Women's World Cup history
  • Previously, Costa Rica took part in four FIFA women’s tournaments (U-17 and U-20 FIFA Women’s World Cups) losing all their 12 matches