by Sylvain Jamet in Canada

The FIFA WWC 2015 has started with a bang in group B with 14 goals scored while, in contrast, there were only two goals scored on opening day in Group A.

Group A

Canada 1 China 0 Sinclair pen

Netherlands 1 New Zealand 0 Martens

The two group favourites won with the same scoreline. Canada won with a late penalty in the tournament opener while Netherlands scored with a long range shot.

Next round of games: China v Netherlands and Canada v New Zealand

Group B

Norway 4 Thailand 0 Ronning, Herlovsen x2, Hegerberg

Germany 10 Ivory Coast 0 Sasic x3, Mittag x3, Laudher, Dabritz, Behringer, Popp

Norway and Germany were playing against a World Cup newcomers and gave a them a nice welcome to the party with big scorelines.

The next round of games will be intriguing as the two favourites play each other while the two bottom teams will also face each other.

Should Germany and Norway draw it will be another shooting contest on matchday three as overall goal difference would be the tiebreaker if those teams are level with seven points.

Celia Sasic and Anja Mittag are obviously leading the golden boot race with Isabell Herlovsen in third place.

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