England stay top as Argentina hold Japan


Japan's quest to reach a third consecutive women's World Cup final began with a tiresome goalless draw as Argentina claimed their first-ever point at the tournament on Monday.

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An early raid from Emi Nakajima, followed by a headed effort from Yuika Sugasawa, gave the impression of impending Japanese dominance, but it didn't come to fruition in the first half, with the organised South Americans able to comfortably repel to the Asian champions. Minutes later Japan midfielder Yui Hasegawa botched a good chance, swiping left of the goal from close range after a cross from the right.

Japan took until the 50th minute to test goalkeeper Vanina Correa, who stopped forward Kumi Yokoyama's low shot from about 35 meters out.

Japan are previous World Cup champs and regardless of being ranked 7th in the world, they look shy of value all through their squad to win the competition again in France.

Argentina next plays England and Japan faces Scotland.

Argentina is ranked No. 37 in the world. "It was satisfying to gain a point in this World Cup", Borrello said.

The ‎tournament underdogs overcame huge adversity to arrive at the finals, including a two-year period in which they played no games.

"This point is really important for us". The team won their first ever point at the World Cup after a 12-year hiatus, a victory in spirit if not on the pitch.

"We knew that if we opened up, we would get hurt". Argentina vs Japan match will be telecast on Sony ESPN and Sony ESPN HD TV channels.

Asako Takakura's side played most of the match at Parc des Princes inside Argentina's half, but they could not find the net with any of their eight attempts, three of which were on target.

Defender Kadeisha Buchanan arrived late to meet a corner at the far post and bounced a header past Annette Ngo Ndom in the Cameroon goal.