Canada Women 1-1 GB Women: Caroline Weir’s Deflected Strike Hands Hege Riise’s Side Top Spot

Match report as Great Britain Women secured top spot in Olympics Group E with a 1-1 draw with Canada; Adriana Leon gave Canada a 55th-minute lead; but Caroline Weir’s deflected strike gave Team GB a share of the spoils; Both sides wait to see who they will face in last eight at Tokyo 2020

Team GB had already booked their place in the last eight thanks to previous wins over Chile and Japan and needed just a point to finish top of the group, but Adriana Leon’s 55th-minute strike looked to have condemned them to the runners-up spot.

However, Weir’s deflected strike five minutes from time secured the point they needed to go into the quarter-finals as group winners.

Despite the late disappointment, the point also secured Canada a place in the quarter-finals, with both sides still waiting to see who they will face in the next round.

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