Italy defeated China, 2-0, in the Round of 16 at the Women's World Cup on Tuesday at Stade de la Mosson in Montpellier, France to advance to the quarterfinals.

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Italy's Barbara Bonansea, left, battles for the ball with China's Han Peng during a Women's World Cup Round of 16 match at Stade de la Mosson in Montpellier, France on Tuesday.

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Italy forward Valentina Giacinti celebrates her team's second goal during a Women's World Cup Round of 16 match against China at Stade de la Mosson in Montpellier, France on Tuesday.

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Italy's Barbara Bonansea, center, shoots the ball next to China's Wu Haiyan, right, during a Women's World Cup Round of 16 match at Stade de la Mosson in Montpellier, France on Tuesday.

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Italy forward Valentina Giacinti kicks the ball in front of China goalkeeper Shimeng Peng during a Women's World Cup Round of 16 match at Stade de la Mosson in Montpellier, France on Tuesday.

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China forward Yasha Gu vies with Italy defender Alia Guagni during a Women's World Cup Round of 16 match at Stade de la Mosson in Montpellier, France on Tuesday.

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Italy forward Valentina Giacinti celebrates after scoring a goal during a Women's World Cup Round of 16 match against China at Stade de la Mosson in Montpellier, France on Tuesday.

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Italy players celebrate after teammate Valentina Giacinti scored the opening goal during a Women's World Cup Round of 16 match against China at Stade de la Mosson in Montpellier, France on Tuesday.

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Italy's Elisa Bartoli, right, jumps over China goalkeeper Peng Shimeng, second right, just before Italy's Valentina Giacinti scored the opening goal during a Women's World Cup Round of 16 match at Stade de la Mosson in Montpellier, France on Tuesday.

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Italy's Valentina Giacinti celebrates after scoring her side's first goal during a Women's World Cup Round of 16 match against China at Stade de la Mosson in Montpellier, France on Tuesday.

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Laura Giuliani of Italy reacts during a Women's World Cup Round of 16 match against China at Stade de la Mosson in Montpellier, France on Tuesday.

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