New Caledonia 1 – 13 New Zealand

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See below for all the play-by-play action.
Starting line-ups:
New Caledonia: 1. Deborah SELEFEN (GK), 2. Priscillia GOHOUPE, 5. Oceane PEREZ-GONZALEZ, 6. Jaydela HNANGAN, 7. Noe VALEFAKAAGA, 8. Cloesia BRUIREU, 10. Cheyenne DIEUMA, 11. Monique GORENDIAWE, 12. Josiane AYAWA, 14. Gwenhaelle WADRENGES, 15. Aude SIO
Coach: Kamaliele FITIALEATA (NCL)
New Zealand: 1. Lily ALFELD (GK), 2. Meikayla MOORE, 3. Laura MERRIN, 5. Emily JENSEN, 6. Hannah CARLSEN, 7. Jasmine PEREIRA, 9. Martine PUKETAPU, 10. Briar PALMER, 11. Emma ROLSTON, 12. Daisy CLEVERLEY, 13. Megan LEE
Coach: Paul TEMPLE (ENG)
Match officials:
Referee: Gerald OIAKA (SOL)
Assistant Referee 1: Jovita QILAMASALA (SOL)
Assistant Referee 2: Folio MOEAKI (TGA)
4th Official: Robinson BANGA (VAN)
The match kicks-off.
1′ GOAL!!! New Caledonia 0 – 1 New Zealand: Jasmine Pereira opens the scoring for New Zealand with a low finish after being played in on the right by Emma Rolston
7′ A cross-come-shot from Pereira goes across the face of goal and out for a goal kick
10′ The temperature is a lot colder than on the opening day of the tournament and light rain has just begun to fall
12′ Martine Puketapu hits the New Caledonia post from close range after a cross from Briar Palmer
15′ The Young Football Ferns are enjoying most of the possession and New Caledonia are yet to break out of their half properly
17′ New Caledonia goalkeeper Deborah Selefen palms away a Meikayla Moore cross at her near post
18′ GOAL!!! New Caledonia 1 – 1 New Zealand: Les Cagous draw level when Noe Valefakaaga latches onto a lofted Cheyenne Dieuma through ball and dispatches it past New Zealand goalkeeper Lily Alfeld
21′ New Zealand defender Moore picks up an injury during the scoring of the goal and has to leave the field but is soon back on
24′ Puketapu bends an effort onto the New Caledonia cross bar after good work on the left by Palmer
28′ Selefen extends herself fully to gather a Palmer cross
28′ GOAL!!! New Caledonia 1 – 2 New Zealand: The Young Football Ferns retake the lead when Palmer pulls the ball back for Rolston to slot home
31′ GOAL!!! New Caledonia 1 – 3 New Zealand: Pereira scores her second and New Zealand’s third by beating Selefen at her near post
33′ Selefen spills a low Palmer cross but the loose ball is bundled out for a corner
36′ GOAL!!! New Caledonia – 4 New Zealand: The lead continues to build as Pereira finds Puketapu and she has a simple finish from the edge of the six yard box
40′ New Zealand have a free kick right on the edge of the area but Rolston blasts it over the bar after a Carlsen lay off
42′ Pereira cuts onto her left and shoots but Selefen saves
43′ Selefen fails to hold a Palmer shot and Daisy Cleverley hits the post at close quarters from the rebound
45′ Two minutes of injury time will be played
45′ + 1′ Puketapu stabs a Palmer pullback towards goal but Selefen gathers easily
The first half comes to an end.
The second half kicks off.
47′ GOAL!!! New Caledonia 1 – 5 New Zealand: Pereira completes her hat-trick by heading home a deep cross from Laura Merrin
50′ Palmer tries her luck with a speculative shot from distance but it goes far too high
53′ SUBSTITUTION: Aude Sio is replaced by Malory Oniary for New Caledonia
54′ Selefen picks up an injury and play is held up while the New Caledonia goalkeeper receives treatment
57′ SUBSTITUTION: Priscillia Gohoupe is replaced by Marylou Usike for New Caledonia
56′ Selefen appears to have recovered and play restarts
59′ Captain Carlsen shoots from outside the area for New Zealand but Selefen saves
59′ GOAL!!! New Caledonia 1 – 6 New Zealand: Rolston scores her second of the afternoon with a low shot from just inside the box
62′ Puketapu goes one on one with Selefen but the goalkeeper pulls off a good save at close range
63′ SUBSTITUTION: Moore is replaced by Courteney Van Lieshout for New Zealand
65′ Rolston shoots straight at Selefen who makes a straightforward save
69′ GOAL!!! New Caledonia 1 – 7 New Zealand: Daisy Cleverley extends New Zealand lead when she breaks into the box and coolly sidefoots the ball past Selefen
69′ SUBSTITUTION: Emily Jensen is replaced by Kristen Molloy for New Zealand
76′ SUBSTITUTION: Rolston is replaced by Jessica Innes for New Zealand
78′ GOAL!!! New Caledonia 1 – 8 New Zealand: Carlsen drives home New Zealand’s eighth
82′ GOAL!!! New Caledonia 1 – 9 New Zealand: New Zealand move closer to double figures when substitute Innes scores their ninth of the afternoon
84′ GOAL!!! New Caledonia 1 – 10 New Zealand: New Zealand reach the double figure mark through Puketapu
86′ GOAL!!! New Caledonia 1 – 11 New Zealand: Pereira volleys home a Merrin cross at the back post
90′ Four minutes of injury time will be played
90′ + 2′ GOAL!!! New Caledonia 1 – 12 New Zealand: Puketapu completes her hat-trick by tapping into an empty net after a mistake from Selefen
90′ + 3′ GOAL!!! New Caledonia 1 – 13 New Zealand: Palmer extends the lead even further by dribbling through the defence straight from the restart and slotting home
The final whistle is blown.

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