2:30 PM UTC
Game Details
5:30 PM UTC
Game Details

VAR used for first time in women's football in Cup opener

PARIS -- History was made Friday night during the opening game of the Women's World Cup in Paris between France and South Korea when the video assistant referee was used for the first time in women's football.

Referee Claudia Umpierrez disallowed Griedge Mbock Bathy's goal for France in the 26h minute after the VAR, led by Mauro Vigliano, showed she was offside by a few centimetres. The French centre back had hit a wonderful right foot volley after a flick by Wendie Renard. Les Bleues celebrated...

South Korea open Cup of Nations with 5-0 win over Argentina

South Korea's players celebrate their first goal against Argentina during their Women's Cup of Nations match.
South Korea celebrate their opening goal in the demolition of Argentina.

South Korea opened the Cup of Nations football tournament with an impressive 5-0 thrashing of Argentina.

They beat the Albicelestes on Thursday, and look set to provide Australia's toughest opposition in the four-nation friendly women's football tournament.

Mira Moon, Hwayeon Son and Sodam Lee scored before Soyun Ji netted a brace on a picture perfect afternoon at Sydney's Leichhardt Oval.

The world No. 14, Korea controlled possession and took an early lead when Moon stepped inside and thrashed...