July 16, 2005
defeats host China with late goal
China 1 Australia 2
Saturday, July 16, 2005
Tianjin Minyuan stadium
Australia –Kate Gill, 27th.minute
China- Ji Ting, 60th.
Australia-Jo Peters, 93rd.
The host team controlled the
second half but in the 93rd minute Peters' wonderful free kick stunned
the goalkeepers Xiao Zhen and sealed the Qantas Matildas' victory.
Post match quote
"Through out the match, I found some problems," the new head
coach Pen Encai said after the match, "the players are so young and
they looked so nervous in the match. We have a long way to go and we have
to pay for the further victories."
China National Team l play
their second match against Australia on July
Salisbury, Cheryl (Davie, Rhian s, 46)
Reuter, Karla (Carroll , Kim, 79)
Shipard, Sally (Ferguson, Alicia ,16)
Blayney, Leah (Harch, Lanam, 72)
McCallum, Collette (Munoz, Caitlin, 76)
de Vanna, Lisa (Walsh, Sarah, 60)