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USA tops Netherlands to win the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019

USA players celebrates after winning the FIFA Women's World Cup 2019

Megan Rapinoe and Rose Lavelle scored as USA defeated Netherlands to win the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019 in the final game played at Stade de Lyon, in Lyon, France.

†USA 2-0 Netherlands

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United States defeated Netherlands to win the fourth FIFA Women’s World Cup title and the first-ever back to back title in history in front of 57,900 people including French President Emmanuel Macron.

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  • 2007
  • 2015
  • 2019

USA finished with 26 goals in the tournament set a new record of most goals scored in a single edition of FIFA Women’s World Cup and also have won 12 successive matches in the FIFA Women’s World Cup since 2015.

Megan Rapinoe celebrate after goal against Netherlands in the Final of the FIFA Women's World Cup 2019

Megan Rapinoe (USA) was awarded the Golden Ball and Golden Boot finished with 6 goals, 3 assists in 5 appearances in the tournament with her penalty strike in the 61st minute she became the oldest player to score a goal in the Final of the tournament.

Sari van Veenendaal (Sweden) was awarded the Golden Gloves, Host France was awarded the Fair Play Award.

Fourth Women’s World Cup to be scoreless at half-time.

First Half:

  • 10′ Sherida Spitse (Netherlands) received the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 41′ Abby Dahlkemper (USA) received the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 45’+4′ First Half Ends. USA 0 Netherlands 0

Second Half:

  • 60′ Daniëlle van de Donk (Netherlands) received the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 61′ Megan Rapinoe (USA) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom right corner.
  • 69′ Rose Lavelle (USA) doubled the lead with the left footed shot from the center of the box to the bottom right corner assisted by Samantha Mewis.
  • 90’+6′ Second Half Ends.
17 (10)Shots (on target)5 (1)
1Yellow Cards2
0Red Cards0
8Corner Kicks2

USA XI: Alyssa Naeher (GK), Sam Mewis, Becky Sauerbrunn, Kelley O’Hara, Abby Dahlkemper, Julie Ertz, Alex Morgan, Megan Rapinoe, Rose Lavelle, Tobin Heath, Crystal Dunn

Netherlands XI: Sari van Veenendaal (GK), Desiree van Lunteren, Stefanie van der Gragt, Anouk Dekker, Sherida Spitse, Vivianne Miedema, Daniëlle van de Donk, Lieke Martens, Jackie Groenen, Dominique Bloodworth, Lineth Beerensteyn


  • USA 13-0 Thailand (Group Stage)
  • USA 3-0 Chile (Group Stage)
  • Sweden 0-2 USA (Group Stage)
  • Spain 1-2 USA (Round of 16)
  • France 1-2 USA (Quarterfinals)
  • England 1-2 USA (Semifinals)


  • New Zealand 0-1 Netherlands (Group Stage)
  • Netherlands 3-1 Cameroon (Group Stage)
  • Netherlands 2-1 Canada (Group Stage)
  • Netherlands 2-1 Japan (Round of 16)
  • Italy 0-2 Netherlands (Quarterfinals)
  • Netherlands 1-0 Sweden (Semifinals)

Including this game

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