The Netherlands topped Group A with an all-win record from five games, logging 15 points after posting a 3-0 victory over South Korea at the Kyocera Stadium.
The Netherlands victory also ensured Australia entered the semifinals despite being held goalless by New Zealand.
Australia's inability to defeat New Zealand opened the possibility for South Korea clinching a victory against the hosts and finishing ahead of Australia on goal-difference. Australia finished with 10 points, but the Korean loss meant they finished on seven points.
Captain Maartje scored two second-half goals for Netherlands after Naomi van As opened the account in the third minute of play.
In another Group A match, Japan were held to a 2-2 draw by Belgium, who finished at the bottom of the pool standings.


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