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FIFA Women's World Cup: Canada vs. Switzerland by the numbers

06/21/2015 11:00 EDT | Updated 06/21/2016 05:59 EDT
52,000

Estimated number of fans who will be at BC Place Sunday making it a sellout. 

"We really want to hear it in Vancouver," says Team Canada forward Melissa Tancredi. "People need to realize that the crowd noise really help us. I can't wait to see the sea of red."

2,000,000+ 

Expected TV audience.

40

Percentage of Canadian girls between ages two and seven who have watched some of the group stage action on TV. 

19

World rank of Team Switzerland.

8

World rank of Team Canada.


Also the jersey number of forward Diana Matheson who could see her first action of the World Cup Sunday. Matheson scored the bronze medal winning goal at the 2012 London Olympics. She is coming back from a knee and foot injury.

10

Number of consecutive winless games Canada has played against European teams leading into Sunday's match versus the Swiss.

4

Number of B.C. players on the 23-woman Canadian roster: Christine Sinclair (Burnaby), Sophie Schmidt (Abbotsford), Karina LeBlanc (Maple Ridge), Emily Zurrer (Crofton)

154 

Career international goals scored by Canadian captain Sinclair, the latest in stoppage time giving Canada a win over China in the opening game of the 2015 World Cup.

0

Level of nervousness of the Canadian players at kickoff time, at least according to 17-year-old Jessie Flemming.

"I think playing in front of a lot of people you start to get used to it," says the midfielder. "Once we get on the ball and start playing everyone settles into their comfort zone."

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