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Nadeshiko Japan not underestimating England

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“Im not satisfied yet - we need to improve even more and develop our quality for the next two matches,” said Kawasumi.

Now there's confidence for you.

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Nadeshiko are the better team and the favourites and I would expect them to edge it. I do, however, think the gap isnt as big as some commentators make out - there is a difference but not a huge drop. I think England have a small chance of a win - this is knockout football, after all - but I also think England wont make enough of those long passes count as Japan will slow the game down with superior possession.

Will be an interesting game and, like many commentators here, half of the household will be happy when its over...

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“Im not satisfied yet - we need to improve even more and develop our quality for the next two matches,” said Kawasumi.

Now there's confidence for you.

They're guaranteed 2 more matches.

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I'm split right down the middle on this, one half rooting for England whilst other cheering on Japan, dissociative identity disorder, I/we blame my/our parents...

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They're guaranteed 2 more matches.

Yes!

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Nadeshiko, GANBARRE ! ! !

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LoL, England scored Japan's last goal for them. Ohh, the Agony of Defeat!!

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Wow Japan got seriously lucky there. Can't believe how bad Japan were compared to the rest of their tournament.

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