Group play in the Women’s World Cup is moving into its crucial stage, and some nations could book their place in the round of 16 after only two matches.
Here, we take a look at all eight groups and what’s needed to secure a passage to the knockout rounds.
This article will be updated with the latest permutations as the group stage progresses.
Sunday, July 30: Switzerland vs. New Zealand, Norway vs. Philippines
Philippines’ surprise win over co-hosts New Zealand means no team can qualify or be eliminated from this group on Matchday 2.
Full permutations will appear after the conclusion of Switzerland vs. Norway.
Monday, July 31: Canada vs. Australia, Republic of Ireland vs. Nigeria
Only Australia can qualify for the round of 16 after the second round of matches, and they are assured to go through with a win over Nigeria on Thursday.
Republic of Ireland will be eliminated if they lose to Canada on Wednesday.
Monday, July 31: Japan vs. Spain, Costa Rica vs. Zambia
Japan and Spain won their opening matches.
Japan will be through with a victory against Costa Rica on Wednesday if Spain win or draw later that day.
Likewise, if Japan win or draw, then Spain will be through if they beat Zambia.
If both Japan and Spain win the top two places will be secured, with the teams meeting on Monday to decide the top spot.
Tuesday, Aug. 1: Haiti vs. Denmark, China vs. England
England and Denmark won their opening games and they face each other on Friday. If there is a winner in the game, they will advance if China vs. Haiti is a draw.
If there is a loser in China vs. Haiti, they will be eliminated if England vs. Denmark is a draw.
Tuesday, Aug. 1: Portugal vs. United States, Vietnam vs. Netherlands
The United States and Netherlands won their opening games, and they face each other Thursday. If there is a winner in the game, they will be through if Portugal vs. Vietnam is a draw.
If there is a loser in Portugal vs. Vietnam, they will be eliminated if the United States vs. Netherlands is a draw.
Wednesday, Aug. 2: Panama vs. France, Jamaica vs. Brazil
Only Brazil can qualify for the round of 16 after the second round of matches, and they are assured to go through with a win over France on Saturday.
Panama will be eliminated if they lose to Jamaica in their second group game.
Wednesday, Aug. 2: Argentina vs. Sweden, South Africa vs. Italy
Sweden and Italy won their opening games and they face each other on Saturday. If there is a winner in the game, they will be through if Argentina vs. South Africa is a draw on Friday.
If there is a loser in Argentina vs. South Africa, they will be eliminated if Sweden vs. Italy is a draw.
Thursday, Aug. 3: South Korea vs. Germany, Morocco vs. Colombia
Germany and Colombia won their first matches and they play against each other on Sunday. If there is a winner in the game, they will advance if South Korea vs. Morocco is a draw earlier in the day.
If there is a loser in South Korea vs. Morocco, they will be eliminated if Germany vs. Colombia is a draw.