Women's World Cup: Japan players rated highest in Netherlands win

Japan players react
Japan were world champions in 2011 and runners-up in 2015

The Netherlands booked their place in the quarter-finals of the Women's World Cup with a late 2-1 win over Japan but none of their players were rated the Player of the Match by BBC Sport readers.

Barcelona forward Lieke Martens scored both goals but wasn't even rated the best performer in the Netherlands side.

That honour went to Arsenal midfielder Danielle van de Donk, who was given a score of 7.33 out of 10. But which Japan player was rated the highest?

Player of the match

IwabuchiMana Iwabuchi

with an average of 7.54

Netherlands

  1. Squad number10Player namevan de Donk
    Average rating

    7.33

  2. Squad number11Player nameMartens
    Average rating

    6.99

  3. Squad number1Player namevan Veenendaal
    Average rating

    6.62

  4. Squad number8Player nameSpitse
    Average rating

    6.01

  5. Squad number14Player nameGroenen
    Average rating

    5.93

  6. Squad number20Player nameBloodworth
    Average rating

    5.72

  7. Squad number9Player nameMiedema
    Average rating

    5.66

  8. Squad number4Player namevan Dongen
    Average rating

    5.60

  9. Squad number2Player namevan Lunteren
    Average rating

    5.50

  10. Squad number3Player namevan der Gragt
    Average rating

    5.49

  11. Squad number19Player nameRoord
    Average rating

    5.41

  12. Squad number21Player nameBeerensteyn
    Average rating

    5.35

  13. Squad number5Player namevan Es
    Average rating

    5.10

  14. Squad number7Player namevan de Sanden
    Average rating

    4.87

Japan

  1. Squad number8Player nameIwabuchi
    Average rating

    7.54

  2. Squad number14Player nameHasegawa
    Average rating

    7.38

  3. Squad number15Player nameMomiki
    Average rating

    7.25

  4. Squad number9Player nameSugasawa
    Average rating

    7.09

  5. Squad number6Player nameSugita
    Average rating

    7.04

  6. Squad number7Player nameNakajima
    Average rating

    6.94

  7. Squad number13Player nameTakarada
    Average rating

    6.83

  8. Squad number18Player nameYamashita
    Average rating

    6.80

  9. Squad number3Player nameSameshima
    Average rating

    6.78

  10. Squad number4Player nameKumagai
    Average rating

    6.76

  11. Squad number17Player nameMiura
    Average rating

    6.73

  12. Squad number5Player nameIchise
    Average rating

    6.65

  13. Squad number22Player nameShimizu
    Average rating

    6.63

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