Hosts France and Olympic champions Germany qualified for the last 16 of the Women's World Cup, while Australia fought back to beat Brazil.
Australia bounced back from a loss to Italy by claiming a remarkable 3-2 comeback victory over Brazil in the Women's World Cup.
Brazil's Cristiane became the oldest player to score a hat-trick in a World Cup, while England and Italy both started with victories.
Brazil ace Marta has been carrying a thigh injury and is not likely to be fit to feature in Brazil's tournament opener against Jamaica.
All-time leading Women's World Cup goalscorer Marta has an injury and is not likely to be fit in time to feature in Brazil's opener in 2019.
France will host the Women's World Cup and an abundance of superstar players are ready to challenge for the trophy and win new admirers
We take an in-depth look at everything you need to know about this year's Women's World Cup, which begins on Friday.
Marta spoke to Omnisport ahead of Brazil's Women's World Cup in France.
Ada Hegerberg will not feature at the Women's World Cup and Brazil star Marta spoke to Omnisport about the Ballon d'Or winner's absence.
It has been a slow start to 2019 for the Orlando Pride but Marta and the team are still looking to compete with the best.