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Previewing opening-day matches

Updated: June 27, 2011, 8:24 AM ET
By Jacob Nitzberg, ESPN Stats & Information

The 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup kicks off Sunday with two matches in Group A, as defending champion Germany takes on Canada and Nigeria faces off against France. Here are some interesting stats and storylines about Day 1.

•  Germany is 4-0-1 all time in its opening matches at the Women's World Cup, with a plus-19 goal difference (21 goals for, 2 goals against). Canada, on the other hand, is 0-3-1 all time in its opening matches, with a minus-5 goal difference (5 goals for, ...

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