Canada New Zealand win 2019 world cup

Canada win second straight match at the FIFA Women's World Cup

Canada won their second consecutive match at the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup, defeating New Zealand 2-0 at the Stade des Alpes in Grenoble, France on Saturday.

Former Whitecaps FC Girls Elite REX member Jayde Riviere earned the start for Canada, coming in at right back.

After a scoreless first half, Jessie Fleming opened the scoring in the 48th minute.

Nichelle Prince then put home a rebound in the 79th minute for the clinching goal.

Up next for Canada is their final Group E match against the Netherlands on Thursday, June 20 at the Stade Auguste-Delaune in Reims. Canada will need a win to clinch first place in the group.