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2019 FIFA Women's World Cup Final
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The Parc Olympique Lyonnais in Décines-Charpieu, where the final will be played.
Event 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup
Date 7 July 2019 (2019-07-07)
Venue Parc Olympique Lyonnais, Décines-Charpieu
Referee Stéphanie Frappart (France)
Attendance 57,900
Weather Partly cloudy
30 °C (86 °F)
41% humidity
2015
2023

The 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup Final is a future football match to decide the winner of the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup. It will be the eighth time the final is played for the FIFA Women's World Cup, a tournament for women's teams of the member countries of FIFA. The match will be played at the Parc Olympique Lyonnais in Décines-Charpieu, France, on 7 July 2019 between the United States, the champions last time, and the Netherlands, in their first final. The United States won 2–0, earning their second consecutive and fourth overall Women's World Cup title, with second-half goals scored by co-captain Megan Rapinoe from the penalty spot and Rose Lavelle.

Both teams are the reigning winners of their confederation, with the United States having won the 2018 CONCACAF Women's Championship and the Netherlands having won UEFA Women's Euro 2017.

Route to the final

United States Round Netherlands
Opponents Result Group stage Opponents Result
Flag of Thailand.svg Thailand 13–0 Match 1 Flag of New Zealand.svg New Zealand 1–0
Flag of Chile.svg Chile 3–0 Match 2 Flag of Cameroon.svg Cameroon 3–1
Flag of Sweden.svg Sweden 2–0 Match 3 Flag of Canada.svg Canada 2–1
Group F winners
Pos Team Pld Pts
1 Flag of the United States.svg United States 3 9
2 Flag of Sweden.svg Sweden 3 6
3 Flag of Chile.svg Chile 3 3
4 Flag of Thailand.svg Thailand 3 0
Source: FIFA
Final standings Group E winners
Pos Team Pld Pts
1 Flag of the Netherlands.svg Netherlands 3 9
2 Flag of Canada.svg Canada 3 6
3 Flag of Cameroon.svg Cameroon 3 3
4 Flag of New Zealand.svg New Zealand 3 0
Source: FIFA
Opponents Result Knockout stage Opponents Result
Flag of Spain.svg Spain 2–1 Round of 16 Flag of Japan.svg Japan 2–1
Flag of France.svg France 2–1 Quarter-finals Flag of Italy.svg Italy 2–0
Flag of England.svg England 2–1 Semi-finals Flag of Sweden.svg Sweden 1–0 (aet)

Match

Details

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7 July 2019 (2019-07-07)
17:00 CEST
United States  2–0 Flag of the Netherlands.svg Netherlands Parc Olympique Lyonnais, Décines-Charpieu
Attendance: 57,900
Referee: Stéphanie Frappart (France)
Report

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United States
Netherlands
GK 1 Alyssa Naeher
RB 5 Kelley O'Hara Substituted off in the 46th minute 46'
CB 7 Abby Dahlkemper Booked in the 42nd minute 42'
CB 4 Becky Sauerbrunn
LB 19 Crystal Dunn
CM 3 Sam Mewis
CM 8 Julie Ertz
CM 16 Rose Lavelle
RF 17 Tobin Heath Substituted off in the 87th minute 87'
CF 13 Alex Morgan
LF 15 Megan Rapinoe (c) Substituted off in the 79th minute 79'
Substitutions:
DF 11 Ali Krieger Substituted on in the 46th minute 46'
FW 23 Christen Press Substituted on in the 79th minute 79'
FW 10 Carli Lloyd Substituted on in the 87th minute 87'
Manager:
Jill Ellis
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GK 1 Sari van Veenendaal (c)
RB 2 Desiree van Lunteren
CB 6 Anouk Dekker Substituted off in the 73rd minute 73'
CB 3 Stefanie van der Gragt Booked in the 60th minute 60'
LB 20 Dominique Bloodworth
CM 14 Jackie Groenen
CM 10 Daniëlle van de Donk
CM 8 Sherida Spitse Booked in the 10th minute 10'
RF 21 Lineth Beerensteyn
CF 9 Vivianne Miedema
LF 11 Lieke Martens Substituted off in the 70th minute 70'
Substitutions:
MF 19 Jill Roord Substituted on in the 70th minute 70'
FW 7 Shanice van de Sanden Substituted on in the 73rd minute 73'
Manager:
Sarina Wiegman

Player of the Match:
Megan Rapinoe (United States)

Assistant referees:
Manuela Nicolosi (France)
Michelle O'Neill (Republic of Ireland)
Fourth official:
Claudia Umpiérrez (Uruguay)
Reserve assistant referee:
Luciana Mascaraña (Uruguay)
Video assistant referee:
Carlos del Cerro Grande (Spain)
Assistant video assistant referees:
José María Sánchez Martínez (Spain)
Mariana de Almeida (Argentina) <section end=line-ups />

Match rules

  • 90 minutes.
  • 30 minutes of extra time if necessary.
  • Penalty shoot-out if scores still level.
  • Maximum of twelve named substitutes.
  • Maximum of three substitutions, with a fourth allowed in extra time.

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