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Group A standings, schedule for 2023 World Cup

The women’s World Cup got underway July 20. We break down the results and standings for Group A.

Hannah Wilkinson of New Zealand celebrates after scoring her team’s first goal during the FIFA Women’s World Cup Australia & New Zealand 2023 Group A match between New Zealand and Norway at Eden Park on July 20, 2023 in Auckland, New Zealand. Photo by Phil Walter/Getty Images

The 2023 FIFA World Cup has officially gotten underway with Thursday’s opener between New Zealand and Norway. The host New Zealand squad stunned Norway in the opener 1-0 on a Hannah Wilkinson goal in the 48th minute. The Philippines and Switzerland open their tournament on Friday, with the Philippines making their first-ever World Cip appearance.

Norway, who is No. 12 in the current FIFA rankings, entered the tournament as a clear favorite to win the group as well, as they’re at -300 on DraftKings Sportsbook. Switzerland, ranked No. 20 by FIFA entered with +475 odds and New Zealand was +500. The Philippines are longshots with +50000 odds.

Here are the standings and upcoming schedule for Group A at the 2022 World Cup.

Group A standings

Switzerland, 1-2-0, +2 GD, 5 points - ADVANCED
Norway, 1-1-1, +5 GD, 4 points - ADVANCED
New Zealand, 1-1-1, 0 GD, 4 points - ELIMINATED
Philippines, 1-0-2, -7 GD, 3 points - ELIMINATED

Group A schedule

July 20: New Zealand 1, Norway 0
July 21: Switzerland 2, Philippines 0

July 25: Philippines 1, New Zealand 0
July 25: Switzerland 0, Norway 0

July 30: Norway 6, Philippines 0
July 30: Switzerland 0, New Zealand 0