Wellington/Sydney: The FIFA Women’s World Cup witnessed an action-packed second day with thrilling matches. Switzerland secured a 2-0 victory over debutants Philippines in the city of Dunedin, New Zealand. In the same mega event, Spain displayed dominance by defeating Costa Rica 3-0 in a match where all three goals were scored in the first half. The encounter between Nigeria and Canada ended in a goalless draw.
In Dunedin, Switzerland showcased their prowess, clinching a well-deserved win against the Philippines. The Swiss team’s star player, Beechman, netted the opening goal in the 45th minute, and Pueble extended the lead to 2-0 in the 64th minute, securing a comfortable victory.
Meanwhile, in the clash between Spain and Costa Rica, the Spanish team asserted their authority early on. Del Campo found the back of the net in the 21st minute, followed by Mon Mati scoring just two minutes later, granting Spain a decisive 3-0 lead that lasted until the final whistle.
The match between Nigeria and Canada kept the fans on the edge of their seats, but both teams failed to convert their chances into goals, ending the encounter in a goalless draw.