Both Colombia and Spain are just one match away from creating history. Colombia is looking for their maiden title in the U-17 Women’s World Cup. On the contrary, the Spanish team will look to defend their title and become the first-ever team to win the title in successive editions. Colombia’s Linda Caicedo, Yesica Munoz, Luise Agudelo and Stefania Perlaza will hold the key. Meanwhile, Spain will be depending on Vicky Lopez, Lucia Corrales and captain Marina Artero. Colombian coach Carlos Paniagua stated that they are very focused as a team and they do not want to let this opportunity go as they want to make history. Spanish coach Keino Gonzalo wants to stay calm as a team and play beautiful football for the fans. Catch live scores, news and updates of the Colombia vs Spain final match of the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup final in our Live Blog.
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Match: Final, FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup, 2022
Time: 8 pm
Ground: DY Patil Stadium, Navi Mumbai
How to watch: You can watch the match LIVE on the FIFA+ app, Voot Select and Sports18 Network in India.
Who said what before the match?
Kenio Gonzalo, head coach, Spain U-17 Women’s team: “We want to be calm as a team and play beautiful football in the final.”
Carlos Paniagua, head coach, Colombia U-17 Women’s team: “We are very focused for tomorrow’s match. We do not want to let this opportunity go of making history.”
Stefania Perlaza, defender, Spain U-17 team: “We know Spain is good in defence. But, we will fight as a team in the final.”
Marina Artero, captain, Spain U-17 team: “A world cup is a dream for us and we are still dreaming.”
Colombia vs Spain | LIVE Blog
Live blog of the Colombia vs Spain match will start as soon as the lineups are announced. Stay tuned till then.
Colombia: Luisa (GK), Mary, Maria, Stefania, Natalia, Yesica, Gabriela, Linda, Ana, Juana, Orianna
Spain: Sofia (GK), Judit, Sandra, Marina, Lucia, Vicky, Carla, Amezaga, Ortega, Cristina, Marina Rivas
Score: Colombia 0-1 Spain
Kick-off: Here we go! For the final time in this world cup.
2′ | Linda has her first chance in the match. From the left, she is too quick.
5′ | Gabriela nearly scored from a free-kick! Sofia makes an important save within the first five minutes of the match.
15′ | Spain is looking to keep the position of the ball and wait for the perfect moment to score.
22′ | A brilliant save by Luisa. Carla Camacho was on target with the shot from outside the box.
29′ | Natalia’s volley nearly went into the net. Spain is trying t hold on to more positions. But, Colombia is looking threatening in the counter-attacks.
32′ | Linda makes a great run from the right. Unfortunately, none was there to receive the cross from her.
37′ | A chance for Spain. But, Judit makes the important interception for Colombia. Spain is looking good.
40′ | Christina Libran’s shot takes a deflection to give Spain another corner. Spain’s attack are getting better and better.
41′ | A bold move by Spain’s goalkeeper Sofia. She comes from the box to stop Linda Caicedo from having a shot at the goal. Linda looks injured.
Half-time score: Colombia 0-0 Spain
46′ | Colombia makes an early substitution. Viancha comes in for Oriana.
48′ | GOOOALLLLLLLL! It is Cristina Libran who scores the first goal of the final. But it looks like Libran had a tip of the hand. The goal gets disallowed. We are back to square.
54′ | Olaya Enrique comes in for Jone Amezaga.
59′ | Linda makes a beautiful run. But her cross from the left can not find Karla Viancha who was waiting in the middle of the box.
64′ | Colombia looking solid while defending. Spain with the tendency of scoring late might have to keep attacking till they find the most important goal of the tournament.
72′ | Linda looking frustrated now. She shoots a ball way over the bar.
80′ | A solid chance for Karla Viancha. She fails to connect the ball properly.
82′ | GOOOOOOALLLLLLL. Spain scores. A brilliant cross from Paula Partido finds Olaya Enrique, whose touch deflects from Ana Guzman and goes straight into the goal.
88′ | Linda makes another strong run from left and it is too much for her to do it all alone.
Full time: Spain becomes the first team to win the U17 Women’s world cup in successive editions.