Players of the Spanish Women's National Team celebrate the victory against Japan (1-0)


Spain closed the year with a discreet victory against Japan (1-0)

Published:16/11/2022 - 01:57h

Updated:16/11/2022 - 01:57h

The Spanish women's team closed the year 2022 with a long-suffering victory against a Japan that caused many more problems than expected (1-0). A goal from Alba Redondo and the stops of Mass sustained the local victory in La Cartuja

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Spain closed the year with a triumph like venue in front of Japan (1-0), again without the figures of the FC Barcelona. 'The Red' imposed to the selected Asian thanks to a goal of Alba Round in the minute 9 and a big performance of the goalkeeper Mass, the one who with his interventions sustained the zero when the Japanese besieged in the second part. Now, the ones of Jorge Vilda will focus in the World-wide, expecting limar asperezas with the culés to have the complete team in Autralia and New Zealand.

The Spaniards came to crush to Argentina the Friday in Melilla (7-0) and the so much of Alba anticipated a new comfortable victory, but the ones of Futoshi Ikeda showed what can offer in the World-wide and presionaron the midfield to avoid the fluidity of balloon that characterises to a Red that, when it loses lucidity in the driving, suffers a lot in defence, but Mass devised them to him to avoid greater evils.

Marta Cardona demanded to Yamashita in the minute 9 and Alba Round took advantage of the refuse of the guardameta Japanese to open the marker with a powerful finish. Spain dominated the first part, but suffered by the sides with balloons to the back of his sides. Sheila García was the one who more suffered by right and left his place to Oihane Hernández after the rest. Japan did with the control of the party and Mass had to dress of heroine to leave the triumph home.

Although the ones of Jorge Vilda followed having more possession, the visitors were those that loaded with all the offensive weight in the complement. Endo, Fujino and Mina Tanaka demanded to the guardameta of the Real Madrid, this last with a finish point-blank that Mass attained to refuse of form milagrosa. Hasegawa Found with the crossbar and Sugita with the feet of the Iberian goalkeeper in the final stretch, while Yamashita was viewer of luxury in the contrary arch.

María Pérez debuted with 'The Red'

The day served so that the big promise of the Barça, María Pérez, debuted officially with the Selection. The mediocentro Catalan ingresó in the minute 88 by Maite Oroz and added his first minutes like international in a day with little to rescue regarding the collective for Spain. Costa Rica, Zambia and the Japanese expect in the Group C of the World-wide that will contest between 20 July and on 23 August 2023, where the Selection expects to recover of the hard elimination in eighth of final suffered in France 2019 in front of the champion United States.

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