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Brazil 1-0 Spain – Live Text – Group E

Brazil 1-0 Spain

  • Brazil top of Group E with 3 points. Spain third with 1 point.
  • Brazil lead win thanks to Andressa Alves’ goal and reaches the Last 16.

All Times British Summer Time (BST)

FULL TIME Brazil 1-0 Spain

Brazil hold on to secure victory to reach Last 16.

Brazil yellow90+2 mins – YELLOW CARD

A Spanish free-kick causes mayhem in the box and the ball falls to Putellas whose shot hits the near post. The Brazil launch a counter from the corner and Marta sets up Raquel Fernandes, but her first touch is heavy and ends up fouling the keeper – picking up a yellow card.

Brazil89 mins – Brazil Sub

Raquel Fernandes replaces Cristiane.

87 mins

Sonia’s ball sent Boquete into the box, but she takes too much time in the box and Tamires makes the tackle.

Brazil77 mins – Brazil Sub

Poliana replaces Fabiana.

Spain77 mins – Spain Sub

Sonia replaces Torrecilla.

75 mins – CLOSE

Fabiana’s cross is kept in well by Marta who picks out Formiga who from 6 yards out misses the target.

Spain71 mins – SPAIN SUB

Meseguer replaces Pablos

71 mins – CLOSE

Borja does superbly well to keep the ball in on the right, her cross picks out Pablos who shoots across goal and just wide

Spain70 mins – SPAIN SUB

Borja replaces Corredera

67 mins – WHAT A SAVE

Marta picks out Andressa just outside the box whose shot is tipped over superbly.

55 mins

The ball falls to Andressa Alves on the left side of the box, but her fired shot hits the side-netting.

55 mins

Formiga plays over the top towards Cristiane, Torrejan clears. Brazil cause chaos but can’t get a shot off.

54 mins

A lovely ball from Cristiane looks like its picked out Thaisa, but Torrejan hooks the ball clear.

48 mins

Brazil have a free-kick on the left. Andressa’s ball is good and Leire just clears at the far post.

SECOND HALF

Brazil kicks off the second half.

HALF TIME Brazil 1-0 Spain

Brazil football-344 mins – GOAL BRAZIL 1-0 Spain (Andressa Alves)

This is so harsh on Jimenez. Tamires’ long ball sends Andressa Alves through and she prods the ball past the keeper. Jimenez chases back, sliding clears the ball off the line but straight to Andressa Alves who shoots over the despairing defender. The Brazilian is in tears as she realises she has scored her first World Cup goa.

43 mins

Marta’s corner nearly creeps in at the near post but Tirapu turns the ball behind,

42 mins

Indecision from Spain nearly cost them. Formiga’s ball towards the left post and Tirapu comes and misses it, but Jimenez clears the ball behind off Tamires head. Spain clear the corner and come close as Losada’s shot is well saved.

36 mins

Lovely play from Spain but Boquete’s ball to Pablos is straight  at a defender. Then Marta launches a ball up to Cristiane who shoves off one defender before a last ditch Torrejan tackle concedes the corner. Brazil waste the corner.

34 mins

Spain are doing very well to frustrate a formidable Brazillian attack.

28 mins

Brazil have a free-kick from 40 yards. Marta’s delivery is headed behind. Andressa’s delivery is cleared, and Spain launch a counter, but they waste it. Then Corredera picks out Boquete but the ball never quite falls kindly for her  in the box.

Spain yellow23 mins – Yellow Card

Spain’s Liere Landa gets booked for a foul on Marta. She wins the ball, but catches the Brazilian with the follow-through.

16 mins

Losada’s delivery is cleared at the near post.

15 mins

Spain corner. Puetellas’ ball is cleared behind for a second corner.

14 mins

Nearly a horror own goal. Corredera puts another great cross in looking for Pablos, and Rafaelle gets a foot to the cross and watches as the ball just goes wide of the right post. Luciana is down injured, but seems okay.

11 mins

Spain are on top. Corredera nearly puts in the perfect ball to Pablos but it is just ahead of the Arsenal striker.

9 mins

Marta gets down the left but her cut back is claimed by Tirapu.

8 mins – CLOSE

This should be 1-0 to Spain. Another long ball sends Pablos through, Monica recovers to put pressure on but Pablos shoots wide of the right post. Poor.

7 mins

A long ball sends Pablos through but Luciana is quick to claim the ball.

3 mins

Brazil have a free-kick on the right, but Andressa Alves’ ball is poor

Kick-off

Spain starts the first ever meeting between these two countries.

Brazil20:50 – Brazil Team

(4-3-3) Luciana, Fabiana, Monica, Rafaelle, Tamires, Thaisa, Formiga, Andressa, Marta (c), Cristiane, Andressa Alves.

Spain20:50 – Spain Team

(4-3-3) Ainhoa Tirapu, Celia Jimenez, Marta Torrejon, Irene Paredes, Leire Landa, Vicky Losada, Virginia Torrecilla, Veronica Boquete (c), Marta Corredera, Natalia Pablos, Alexia Putellas.

20:45

Welcome to my live-text coverage of Brazil vs Spain. A Brazil win will see them reach the Last 16. Spain will be looking to take at least a point from this game.

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