Thailand 2019: Group Stage in Numbers
Kuala Lumpur: After 12 matches of high-octane action the AFC U-19 Women’s Championship Thailand 2019 has reached the knockout stage with Japan, Australia, DPR Korea and Korea Republic still vying for glory.
Join the-AFC.com as we take a look at the key facts and figures to emerge from the tournament’s group stage.
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1 - The number of group stage goals conceded by Japan - the lowest of any of the eight teams participating.
2 - Japan kept two clean sheets as they went on to claim top spot in Group B.
3 - With three goals apiece, Australia’s Mary Fowler and Japan’s Suzuki Yamamoto are the competition’s leading goalscorers. Fowler’s teammate Princess Ibini has contributed the most assists in Chonburi.
7 - Semi-finalists Australia were just seven minutes away from going out of the competition before they scored to ultimately seal a crucial 1-0 win.
9 - The number of DPR Korea players who have etched their names on the scoresheet, while Japan have produced seven different goalscorers at Thailand 2019.
11 - The number of group stage goals scored by DPR Korea - the most by any team at Thailand 2019.
40 - The total number of goals scored in the AFC U-19 Women’s Championship Thailand 2019 group stage.
60: Korea Republic’s Kang Ji-woo needed just 60 seconds to find the net against China PR on Matchday One - the tournament’s fastest goal thus far.
Double delight: Three players have scored braces in the group stage - Yuzuki Yamamoto from Japan, Korea Republic’s Kang Ji-woo and Yang Qian from China PR.
Super sub: China PR’s Sun Pingwei was called into action in the 71st minute against Japan on Matchday Three and the midfielder took only a minute to score.
10th Appearance: Japan, DPR Korea, China and Korea Republic have featured in every edition of the AFC U-19 Women’s Championship since the first tournament in 2002.
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