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2007 FIFA Women's World Cup
Tournament details
Host country China
Dates 10 – 30 September
Teams 16
Venue(s) 5 (in 5 host cities)
Final positions
Champions  Germany (2nd title)
Runners-up  Brazil
Third place  United States
Fourth place  Norway
Tournament statistics
Matches played 32
Goals scored 111 (3.47 per match)
Attendance 1,156,955 (36,155 per match)
Top scorer(s) Brazil Marta (7 goals)
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The 2007 FIFA Women's World Cup was the fifth FIFA Women's World Cup and it took place in China. The winners were Germany.

Group stage

Key to colours in group tables
Team advanced to the Round of 16
Team advanced or got eliminated

Group A

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Germany Germany 3 2 1 0 13 0 +13 7
England England 3 1 2 0 8 3 +5 5
Japan Japan 3 1 1 1 3 4 –1 4
 Argentina 3 0 0 3 1 18 –17 0

Group B

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
United States United States 3 2 1 0 5 2 +3 7
 North Korea 3 1 1 1 5 4 +1 4
Sweden Sweden 3 1 1 1 3 4 –1 4
 Nigeria 3 0 1 2 1 4 –3 1

Group C

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Norway Norway 3 2 1 0 10 4 +6 7
 Australia 3 1 2 0 7 4 +3 5
Canada Canada 3 1 1 1 7 4 +3 4
 Ghana 3 0 0 3 3 15 –12 0

Group D

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Brazil 3 3 0 0 10 0 +10 9
People's Republic of China China PR 3 2 0 1 5 6 –1 6
 Denmark 3 1 0 2 4 4 0 3
 New Zealand 3 0 0 3 0 9 –9 0

Knockout stage

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                   
September 22 — Wuhan        
  Flag of Germany.svg Germany   3
September 26 — Tianjin
  North Korea North Korea   0  
  Flag of Germany.svg Germany   3
September 23 — Wuhan
    Flag of Norway.svg Norway   0  
  Flag of Norway.svg Norway   1
September 30 — Shanghai
  Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg China PR   0  
  Flag of Germany.svg Germany   2
September 22 — Tianjin
     Brazil   0

  Flag of the United States.svg United States   3
September 27 — Hangzhou
  Flag of England.svg England   0  
  Flag of the United States.svg United States   0
September 23 — Tianjin
     Brazil   4

 
   Brazil   3
   Australia   2

 

Third place match

30 September 2007
17:00
Norway  1 – 4 Flag of the United States.svg United States Hongkou Stadium, Shanghai
Attendance: 32,068
Referee: Gyöngyi Gaál (Hungary)
R. Gulbrandsen Goal 63' Report Wambach Goal 30'46'
Chalupny Goal 58'
O'Reilly Goal 59'

Final

30 September 2007
20:00
Germany  2 – 0  Brazil Hongkou Stadium, Shanghai
Attendance: 31,000
Referee: Tammy Ogston (Australia)
Prinz Goal 52'
Laudehr Goal 86'
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Goal scorers

7 goals

6 goals

5 goals

4 goals

  • England Kelly Smith
  • Germany Renate Lingor
  • Australia Lisa De Vanna

3 goals

2 goals

1 goal

  • United States Shannon Boxx
  • United States Kristine Lilly
  • North Korea Kil Son-Hui
  • North Korea Kim Yong-Ae
  • North Korea Kim Kyong-Hwa
  • North Korea Ri Kum-Suk
  • North Korea Ri Un Suk
  • Sweden Victoria Svensson
  • Nigeria Cynthia Uwak
  • Australia Sarah Walsh
  • Australia Heather Garriock
  • Australia Collette McCallum
  • Australia Cheryl Salisbury
  • Australia Lauren Colthorpe
  • Ghana Anita Amankwa
  • Ghana Adjoa Bayor
  • Ghana Florence Okoe
  • Brazil Daniela
  • Brazil Renata Costa
  • Brazil Pretinha
  • Brazil Formiga
  • Canada Candace-Marie Chapman
  • Canada Sophie Schmidt
  • Canada Martina Franko
  • Canada Melissa Tancredi
  • Norway Lene Storløkken
  • Norway Lise Klaveness
  • People's Republic of China Bi Yan
  • People's Republic of China Song Xiaoli
  • People's Republic of China Xie Caixia
  • Denmark Anne Dot Eggers Nielsen
  • Denmark Katrine Pedersen
  • Japan Yuki Nagasato
  • England Jill Scott
  • England Fara Williams
  • England Vicky Exley
  • Argentina Eva Nadia González
  • Germany Annike Krahn
  • Germany Kerstin Stegemann
  • Germany Martina Müller
  • Germany Simone Laudehr

Own goal

  • Argentina Eva Nadia González (against England)
  • Norway Trine Rønning (against Germany)
  • United States Leslie Osborne (against Brazil)

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