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2019 FIFA Women's World Cup

Nick22

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your picks are the same as mine. i expect the Us  to win the championship for the 4th time.
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Us leads England 2-1 in the 40th minute.
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US leads 2-1 at half 45 minutes from returning to the final.
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into stoppage time. US leads 2-1. England had a tying goal waved off for offsides then had a penalty kick that was saved by the US goaltender.
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US hangs on to win 2-1, and will advance to the championship game. England plays in the 3rd place game.
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That sure was quite an exciting game to watch. Quite a shame Megan Rapinoe had to sit out due to an injury, but at least they're saying she should be able to recover in time for the final match on Sunday. Here's an interesting statistic: Alex Morgan, who scored the second goal for the US, just became the first player to ever score a World Cup goal on her birthday.

Now we just have to see if the US will play against Sweden or the Netherlands, depending on the results of tomorrow's match.

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no score at half between Sweden and the Netherlands.
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Netherlands scores in the 99th minute and leads after the first half of extra time.
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now in the final minutes. netherlands still leads 1-0
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netherlands advances to take on the US.
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Other obligations prevented me from watching most of today's match, but I did manage to start watching just in time to see that game-winning goal. So, in only their second ever Women's World Cup appearance, the Netherlands have made it all the way to the final.

For the third-place match on Saturday, I think England will win against Sweden, and as for the final on Sunday, I think the United States will win against Netherlands.

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i agree with bot predictions. I tghink the US will score 3 goals , and win 3-1 or 3-0
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Sweden defeats england 2-1 to clinch 3rd place in the World Cup. not bad for their second ever appearance. US plays Netherlands for the title tomorrow.
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US wins the world cup 2-0. Megan Rapinoe wins golden boot for most goals with 6, and won MVP ( golden Ball) as well. US scored 26 goals in the tournament, the most ever, and Joins Germany in 2003 and 2007 as the only teams win consecutive World Cups. This is the US' 4th WC title, second only to Brazil mens 5.
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That sure was fun to watch (almost missed it due to DirecTV suddenly dropping that channel a few days ago, but thankfully my dad was able to get us a new provider rather quickly). In addition to all the statistics you mentioned, Megan Rapinoe's goal was only the second penalty kick ever done in a Women's World Cup final (the first was in 2007), and she also became the oldest women to ever score a goal in a World Cup final (just a few days after her 34th birthday). Perhaps most significantly of all is that with this being the eighth Women's World Cup and the US got their fourth championship, the US has officially won half of all Women's World Cups (sure it was also true after two and then four tournaments, but after eight tournaments makes it really impressive).

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yes the other was by marta in 2007 (which she missed). i doubt rapinoe will still be playing in 2023 as she;ll be 38 during the tournament.
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