Mon 29 November 2021, 16:00|Tottenham Hotspur
So-hyun Cho featured for the full game as South Korea won 2-1 against New Zealand on Saturday at the Goyang Stadium. The midfielder delivered an inch perfect cross to Seon-joo Lim from the left side of the box who headed into a gaping net in the 80th minute to seal victory for the hosts.
November’s Barclays FA WSL Player of the Month nominee Ria Percival, meanwhile, earned her 154th cap for the Football Ferns but was unable to prevent her country from defeat in South Korea. The two sides meet again on Tuesday as preparations continue for the AFC Women’s Asian Cup in January.
On Friday, Esther Morgan started and played the full ninety minutes for Wales as they cruised to a 5-0 victory against Greece in freezing conditions at Parc y Scarlets. Midfielder Josie Green also got valuable minutes under her belt after coming on from the bench at half-time.
Moving east, Tinja-Riikka Korpela was named captain and played the full ninety minutes between the posts for her country in the narrow 2-1 loss to Sweden in Gothenberg on Thursday.
Despite the Finns pegging back the hosts and defending bravely to keep the world’s second highest ranked team at bay, the Swedes finally found the breakthrough in the 79 minute.
In the southern hemisphere, Kyah Simon got 45 minutes under her belt during Australia’s 3-0 loss to the USA where the Matildas were undone by a ruthless performance from the world champions on Saturday.
Kyah will get a chance at redemption on Tuesday when they face the USA in the second of the double header in Newcastle.