Effectively thanks for becoming a member of me for this dramatic match!
France safe their final eight spot and if you wish to re-live the motion have a learn of Maryam Naz’ report right here:
Beth Mead stays on the prime of the Golden Boot race as second place Geyoro didn’t discover the again of the web this night. It has been a aim frenzy this match although and I’m loving it.
So France have booked their place within the quarters, however their opponent might be determined within the final spherical of group matches. They may play whoever finally ends up runner-up in Group C, which in the mean time is Sweden.
Here is a have a look at the penalty resolution and pink card. What do you suppose?
We have now had some response to the pink card as Peter says: “Do not take care of that pink card personally. Not a lot for the penalty as for the participant to overlook presumably their final sport of the match. That is harsh.”
Effectively, that was a dramatic ending wasn’t it! At half-time the sport was finely poised at 2-1 as Belgium have been constructing. However the previous few minutes of regular time noticed Tysiak’s hand contact a shot from Geyoro. The motion was judged a yellow, a second for the defender, noticed her go off with a pink however Renard’s penalty was saved! France will prime the group and are into the quarter-finals.
90 + 6 min: There is a French nook as Minnaert will get it away. The ball is shipped in however Renard’s header is saved. The whistle has gone, France are by means of to the final 8
90 + 4 min: There are 5 minutes added so Belgium do have time to equalize right here. I am nonetheless shocked by the penalty resolution, Tysiak’s hand did contact the ball but it surely appeared like a pure place to me. France have a free kick as one other foul is available in.
90 + 2 min: The commentators are saying the penalty miss is poetic justice for Belgium, what are your ideas on the pink card and penalty resolution? I believe it was a smooth one to provide.
Renard’s penalty is beautifully saved by Evrard after which the French captain misses the rebound.
It is a second yellow for Tysiak and she or he’s off!
88 min: The VAR verify leads to the ref having to take a look at the display. It’s a handball they’re taking a look at however this is able to be so smooth whether it is given. She’s given it! Tysiak’s hand is judged to have deflected Geyoro’s probability.
87 min: Bilbaut is fouled and France should construct from deep. They run it to the sting of the field and Perisset wins a nook. Renard will get a head to it but it surely’s pinged again into the field with Geyoro’s probability deflected for an additional nook. There is a VAR verify for a penalty forward of the second nook – I am undecided what they’re in search of, there’s nothing there for me however I believe it is for handball.
84 min: Bacha takes the set piece however Cascarino cannot fairly get to it. Belgium seems to counter but it surely’s stolen again by France fairly simply. Tysiak interrupts the ball to ship Belgium on their means once more. Cayman crosses and Peyraud-Magnin goes to gather but it surely escapes her. Renard has to clear it, a nervous second there!
82 min: Geyoro is discovered within the field however she is tackled effectively. Bacha makes an important run as France thumps it again into the field but it surely goes out of play. There is a yellow for De Caigny as she fouls Sarr and she or he offers away a free kick.
80 min: Belgium are being affected person in each assault when in their very own half however they appear to hurry their previous couple of passes. It has been all Belgium in the previous few minutes however they did not get a shot on track. France are coming now …
77 min: Bacha has the most recent probability, she has appeared good in each matches coming off the bench. Her try goes to nothing. Belgium are affected person of their build-up right here, however the French handle to steal it again. Once more Belgium are pressured to play out of their very own half however ultimately the French defenders outnumber the Belgian assault. Belgium make one other change as Dhont comes off for Eurlings.
74 min: A French coach has advised the media Katoto’s damage does not look too severe proper now. Nice information! Minnaert bangs the ball into the field however Peyraud-Magnin plucks it out of the air. The announcement has come that simply over 8,000 are watching in Rotherham.
72 min: Belgium have retained possession which might see them construct an excellent assault. Bacha nicks the ball again. Keep in mind if France wins right here they guide a quarter-final spot.
70 min: De Neve does so effectively beneath strain, the ball is threaded to Karchaoui however the defender instances her sort out completely. There’s one other Belgian change as De Neve comes off for Tysiak. In fact that change resolution was made earlier than that intervention by De Neve however nonetheless a curious resolution with how effectively the defender was taking part in.
68 min: Kees does effectively once more to chop out a shot, France pings it again in. Sarr will get a head to it, it is a poor try, and Evrard collects. Geyoro kilos it again within the field moments later, it is handled, and France come once more. Sarr has one other poor end as Evrard pushes her smooth faucet away.
65 min: Belgium nook, their first of the match. May they strike again? They play it brief, it’s despatched in and Peyraud-Magnin punches away. France are beginning to get sloppy as they unfastened it within the midfield, the ball runs out of play although and the French make adjustments. Diani is off by Bacha and Mateo departs for Toletti.
63 min: The temper has undoubtedly modified. For almost all of the primary half France have been fluid and had all of the momentum. However after conceding they give the impression of being barely extra nervous, though they nonetheless have nearly all of possession. France win a free kick at midway after Wullaert fouls but it surely ends with nice protection from Belgium closing down the possibility. One other Frenchwoman goes to the ground and the ref does not give a free kick. De Caigny’s run is nice as Belgium look to strike again however offside guidelines out the possibility.
60 min: There are two adjustments for Belgium as Philtjens and Vanhaevermaet come off for Deloose and Delacauw. Belgium are trying higher and are maintaining France out.
58 min: Geyoro is down within the field and she or he receives boos for it, was it a dive? Perhaps barely. Diani, who has had an excellent match, passes however the whistle blows for an earlier offside by Cascarino. Belgium have an opportunity as Wullaert seeks De Caigny within the field however they do not pull it off.
56 min: Mateo’s cross slices like sizzling butter but it surely goes out of play, that appeared like an identical cross England’s Lucy Bronze put in forward of the match which she scored from.
54 min: France win a nook, sure one other one, as they thread passes collectively. It was lovely staff soccer there for them to earn the set-piece. Renard, who has received a head to each nook, will get a head to it however Evrard collects. The France captain will get the ball away and it finally ends up with Sarr, who overruns it and Evrard does effectively to shut her down.
51 min: Belgium have been constructing there however Wullaert has an excessive amount of on a cross which supplies it again to France. Belgium struggle again as Dhont comes ahead however Renard cuts the cross out, an important little bit of defending by the French captain. Diani runs it up the opposite finish and crosses in however Sarr cannot get to it. Cascarino then goes large with a shot.
49 min: Belgium get a throw in but it surely’s instantly hit out of play, they should capitalize on the possibilities once they have them. It is a sluggish construct on this second 45 with possession exchanging arms shortly however Sarr crosses. Belgium protection runs it again to the midfield.
47 min: France get the primary probability of the half with Diani’s shot hitting the aspect netting.
The motion has restarted and my prediction of a 3-1 French win remains to be intact. For now anyway … There’s been a change for Belgium as Vangheluwe is off for Minnaert
It has been a tasty sport to this point, let me know your ideas through Twitter or electronic mail! I nonetheless anticipate France successful this, however Belgium have began to point out their class.
Right here is that first aim from Diani! Do you suppose France can go on to win this and prime the group?
Diani had one other probability with a header going large. France appeared to duplicate their pasting of Italy a couple of days in the past as Diani received an early aim. However they noticed many probabilities go awry and Belgium have been the subsequent to attain by means of Cayman to relight the conflict. Nevertheless, France needed the final say and Bathy slotted a rating to place her aspect again forward. It is all to play for, however France are the brighter aspect to this point.
45 + 2 min: Vangheluwe cuts out a cross from Cascarino because the Belgium protection begins to shift into gear. Jim has received in contact about Belgium’s aim and stated: “That was an important aim, undoubtedly price describing the help that was *completely* weighted. In the long run, it’ll be a comfort aim, but it surely was very properly labored.”
45 min: Belgium have an excellent spell by the field however France do not panic and they’ll look to see this out in entrance forward of the break. Belgium are trying stronger each passing minute, so the 5 minutes added might be warmly obtained.