Spain and Costa Rica women's played to the days second match that ended in a 1-1 draw. In what seemed to be a dominant match in favor of Spain, Costa Rica shocked the party by getting one point from the Spaniards. All stats favored Spain, but it was Costa Rica who got the upper hand in this match.
To open the scoring, Spain’s' Vicky Losada put the away side up by one goal as she slotted home a shot from inside the penalty area, just right of the keeper in the 13th minute. The Spaniards would soon have a rain coming to their parade. Just a minute later, Raquel Rodriguez tucked away her shot from the top of the six yard box to equalize. Both teams would battle back and forth to find the go ahead goal, but the score remained the same at the half whistle.
Both teams would create multiple opportunities in the second half, but couldn't convert as the score would hold to the end of the match.
Spain dominated both shots, and shots on target as well as possession. With 19 shots on goal, and seven on target, they only found the net once. Spain now sits below Brazil in Group E, while Costa Rica remains in third. Korea Republic brings up the group sitting in fourth place after their 2-0 defeat against Brazil.
In their next fixture, Spain play powerhouses Brazil, and Costa Rica will play Korea Republic. Both of these games are to be played Saturday, June 13th.