France vs Jamaica women player ratings: stubborn Jamaica make history

Helped by a bit of luck right at the death Jamaica women made history when earning their first-ever World Cup point in a 0-0 stalemate vs France. Organised defending, physicality and bravery helped the Reggae Girlz to this draw. Here are our France vs Jamaica women player ratings.  

France vs Jamaica Player Ratings
Supporters of Jamaica during the Group F – FIFA Women’s World Cup Australia & New Zealand 2023 match between France vs Jamaica at Sydney Football Stadium on July 23, 2023 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Sajad Imanian/DeFodi Images) – Photo by Icon sport
  • Hard-working Regeea Girlz keep toothless French women quiet all first half.
  • Les Bleus attacked with more purpose after the break but Spencer’s one-lady show kept Jamaica on level terms.
  • Latte drama: Jamaica’s big star Shaw was sent off in the final minute, then in stoppage time the woodwork saved Jamaica twice.

Jamaica women Player Ratings: Reggae Girlz earn their first-ever World Cup point

France vs Jamaica player ratings
Amel Majri (France) and Tiernny Wiltshire (Jamaica) battle for the ball during the Group F – FIFA Women’s World Cup Australia & New Zealand 2023 match between France vs Jamaica at Sydney Football Stadium on July 23, 2023 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Sajad Imanian/DeFodi Images) – Photo by Icon sport

GK Rebecca Spencer 8/10 – Inspiring display from the goalie and 5 excellent saves gave her team their first World Cup point.

DF Deneisha Blackwood 7/10 – Great work rate. Protected the flank well but also ventured forward at every possibility.

DF Chantelle Swaby 7/10 – The first of the Swaby sisters dominated in the air and repelled numerous dangers with her good positioning.

DF Allyson Swaby 7/10 – The other sister played very well too. Her marking of France’s strikers was excellent. She also sniffed danger 3 times and deflected dangerous shots wide.

DF Tiernny Wiltshire 7/10 – Had some problems dealing with overlapping runs. Blocked many shot attempts though. Also, her crosses created Jamaica’s 2 best chances in this match.

MF Drew Spence 7/10 – Took the battle to the French midfielders with her physicality. Won 74% of her 50-50 duels. Her passing was good too.

MF Vyan Sampson 6/10 Stayed quiet all second half. Played well enough early on though.

MF Jody Brown 7/10 – The main playmaker had little time on the ball. She did well to create some chances. Also, Jody was the most fouled player on the pitch.

MF Cheyna Matthews 6/10 – Helped a lot in defence and did that well. Going forward struggled. Kept running into traffic when there were better options around her.

FW Khadija Shaw 5/10 – Bunny Shaw failed to impact the match. The few good chances she had she wasted firing wide. On top of it all Shaw picked up a needless red card at the last minute.

FW Atlanta Primus 6/10 – Very few opportunities came her way. Stayed isolated for long periods.


DF Solai Washington 6/10 – Brought energy off the bench. Played only 20 minutes but did some dirty work when it mattered most.

MF Havana Saloun 5/10 – Came on for the last 20 minutes. Had little impact. Looked nervous.

France Player Ratings: Les Bleus had the blues in front of goal

GK Pauline Peyraud-Magnin 6/10 – Wasn’t very busy but stayed focused and made 2 saves.

DF Maelle Lakrar 6/10 – Carried threat going forward all match. The problem was her crosses lacked accuracy.

DF Wendie Renard 7/10 – Did a very good job of personally guarding Shaw. Kept the Jamaican star quiet all match.

DF Sakina Karchaoui 7/10 – Defensively did everything right. Also, provided threat going forward. A bit unlucky as twice her shots whizzed a whisker wide.

DF Estelle Cascarino 6/10 – Had issues passing the ball from the back. Got outmuscled in the air too often too.

MF Sandie Toletti 6/10 – Failed to dominate against physical opponents. She also had the worst passing accuracy of the entire French team.

MF Grace Geyoro 6/10 – Did well early on. Had 4 shots blocked or deflected in the first half. Struggled to have much of an impact after the break.

MF Amel Majri 7/10 – Got involved in many of the good attacks for her team. Had a shot saved and another one narrowly wide.

MF Clara Mateo 7/10 – The main threat all match. Her runs and crosses created 4 big chances. She was close to scoring herself too.

FW Eugenie Le Sommer 6/10 – Wasted easily 3 good chances with her wayward finishes. Also, kept running offside way too often.

FW Kadidiatou Diani 7/10 – The woman closest to scoring in this match. Diani had the 3 best chances France created. Right at the death she saw her header hitting the crossbar and the post but staying out.


MF Kenza Dali 6/10 – Played relatively well once introduced with 30 minutes left on the clock.

FW Vicki Becho 6/10 – Didn’t bring enough energy off the bench. Had 2 half chances but misfired both times.

Player of the Match: Rebecca Spencer

Jamaica’s goalkeeper Spencer deserved this honour after keeping a clean sheet and making 5 very strong saves.

After the final whistle, it was party time for the Reggae Girlz!

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