China and Spain played out a 0-0 draw in their final World Cup Group B match at Stade Océane on the morning of Jun 18 (Beijing Standard Time) and the result was good enough for both teams to advance to the last 16.
Spain dominated the first half with nine attempts on goal while China failed to take a single shot in the opening period. Goalkeeper Peng Shimeng from Jiangsu Normal University Institute of Physical Education, pushed the ball away for nearly 10 times, and was selected as the MVP of that game. After the game, players from the back hugged her tightly.
In the interview, Peng said that “In the opening period, I was a little bit nervous because this game was important and it was my first big game. But on the latter half of the game, I was sure of myself again when I pushed away the ball.” She said that “I’ve never expected that I could achieve the title of MVP. It was amazing,” She added that this cup was a motivation to her, “I hope that this was a start to me.”