Olympics: Quarterfinal Matches Round-Up

A slightly belated listing of the quarterfinal results. NBCOlympics.com highlights are available for all four matches. Plus, shot plots for the United States vs. New Zealand match…

France 2, Sweden 1. (NBCOlympics.com highlights)
FRA Goals: Georges (29′), Renard (39′).
SWE Goal: Fischer (18′).
See Also: London2012.com page, FIFA.com page, FRA write-up, SWE write-up.

United States 2, New Zealand 0. (NBCOlympics.com highlights)
USA Goals: Wambach (27′), Leroux (87′).
See Also: London2012.com page, FIFA.com page, USA write-up, USA quote sheet, NZL write-up.

Japan 2, Brazil 0. (NBCOlympics.com highlights)
JPN Goals: Ogimi (27′), Ohno (73′).
See Also: London2012.com page, FIFA.com page, JPN write-up, BRA write-up.

Canada 2, Great Britain 0. (NBCOlympics.com highlights)
CAN Goals: Filigno (12′), Sinclair(26′).
See Also: London2012.com page, FIFA.com page, GBR write-up.

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UNITED STATES vs. NEW ZEALAND – SHOT PLOTS


Fig. 1:
New Zealand Shots Allowed by the USA

The “shot” from just off the right touchline was a cross that ended up being saved just off the goal-line by Solo.


Fig. 2: USA Shots Taken Against New Zealand

London2012.com’s stats list 22 shots, but FIFA.com and U.S. Soccer lists 16 shots. My count was 17.