!-- InteAds Banner Code Start -->

Geheimfavorit Japan with labour victory at the World Cup start

Geheimfavorit Japan mit Arbeitssieg zum WM-StartGeheimfavorit Japan © SID-IMAGES/AFP/PATRIK STOLLARZ starts with a win-

Kaiserwetter, La OLA and best entertainment: the start of the World Cup has succeeded to Japan with the Bundesliga pros Yuki Nagasato (Potsdam) and Kozue Ando (Duisburg).

Bochum (SID) - Kaiserwetter, La OLA and best entertainment: Geheimfavorit Japan with the Bundesliga pros Yuki Nagasato (turbine Potsdam) and Kozue Ando (FCR Duisburg) the start of the women's World Cup has succeeded 2011. The world ranking fourth prevailed in Bochum against outsiders New Zealand thanks to the results of Nagasato (6th) and Aya Miyama (68.) 2-1 (1: 1) against the "football ferns". Star striker scored the interim compensation for New Zealand with interior Defender Rebecca Smith of the VfL Wolfsburg amber Hearn (12.).

"It was a little bit a pity for us." "We have tough well", said New Zealand football legend Wynton Rufer. "The 2-1 was a dream." "Japan has earned this victory, the bottom line, they have also chances for the title at this World Cup," said the former Bundesliga Pro of Werder Bremen.

Front of 12.538 spectators in the Bochum-based World Cup Stadium, Nagasato Japan had brought in a lively game early in the lead. After a Ballverust of the Neuseelanderinnen in the forward motion Mizuho Sakaguchi sent their moving sharply, which turned against the the out trailing New Zealand gate woman Jenny Bindon by lift to the early 1-0.

The joy of the goal lasted but only briefly. Just six minutes later, the balance managed the combat and high-run "football ferns". Cross of RIA Percival, Japan's Gate women Ayumi Kaihori underestimate, Hearn nodded a post with the head. For New Zealand, waiting for the first point at a World Cup finals continue, it was only the second World Cup goal.

"Nadeshiko" over long distances dominated the game in bright sunshine and temperatures of 28 degrees. From the 25 minute La OLA went through the stadium, Japan was playfully better, but not consistent enough in the financial statements. So, Mizuho Sakaguchi hit the post in the 18th minute from close range.

Moved to New Zealand however, on the defensive, above all in the game to the front, not much invaded the outsiders, who had scored 50 goals in five games at the Oceania Championships. The decision brought Miyama with a worth seeing free-kick goal from the edge of (68) at the right angle.