Canada prepares for Australia

Listen to coach Even Pellerud



The Canadian women’s national team had their official training session tonight at the Chengdu Sports Center, their last before tomorrow’s win-or-go-home match against Australia. Canada and Australia will kick off on Wednesday 19 September at 17.00. The FIFA Women’s World Cup China 2007 match will be televised live on CBC.



“We expect Australia to play a starting lineup with the same type of combinations that they have had before,” said coach Even Pellerud.

Listen to coach Even Pellerud



The Canadian women’s national team had their official training session tonight at the Chengdu Sports Center, their last before tomorrow’s win-or-go-home match against Australia. Canada and Australia will kick off on Wednesday 19 September at 17.00. The FIFA Women’s World Cup China 2007 match will be televised live on CBC.



“We expect Australia to play a starting lineup with the same type of combinations that they have had before,” said coach Even Pellerud.



In Group C standings, Australia stands in second place with four points (a 4:1 over Ghana and a 1:1 draw with Norway) while Canada sits in the third with three points (a 1:2 loss to Norway and a 4:0 win over Ghana. Canada must win their match against Australia to jump into second place and advance to the quarter-final. The second-place finisher will place the first place team from Group D, most likely Brasil.

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