The disappointing group phase of the Women's World Cup has come and gone. After a dramatic opening match win the Canadian women couldn't overcome either of their next two opponents but still finished on top of a tight group with one win and two draws. Winning their group the Canadians have achieved their goal coming into the tournament and head to the knockout phase of the competition with a favorable opponent.
Switzerland has been anything but neutral in the tournament escaping the group stage with 3 points off of one win and losing their other matches. Their loan win came against Ecuador who finished bottom of the group with 0 points, 1 goal for and a -16 goal differential. That win was a 10-1 drubbing but against the competition it is tough to get a fair analysis from that game. Switzerland's other matches were much tighter. A 1-0 loss to Japan (off of a spot kick) and a 2-1 loss to Cameroon (where they were leading 1-0 at half).
The match won't be a push over but if you had to choose 1 of the advancing teams from Group C Switzerland would be it. What's your prediction?
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