The United States Women’s National Soccer team are celebrating victory as World Cup champions beating the Netherlands by 2-0 of the 8th edition of FIFA Women’s World Cup in France. The United States Team win their fourth Women’s World Cup title and the second consecutive tournament.
The finals match played was against the Netherlands. The first half of the match has been absolutely fascinating despite the lack of goals. USA and Netherlands sides were dominance on throughout the first 60 minutes of the match. In the 61st min, Rapinoe broke the scoreless point for the U.S. on a penalty kick. The second goal of the match was scored by Rose Lavelle.
The 69th minute, On a counter-attack Lavelle, dribbled through the midfield and hammered the football, it into the bottom-right corner of the goal. Where United state doubles their lead and scored was 2-0 against the Netherlands.
Megan Rapinoe wins World Cup Golden Boot and Golden Ball. She also tied Morgan with three assists, but captured the Golden Boot for top scorer on the second tiebreaker, doing it with fewer minutes played than Morgan.
USA vs Netherlands Final Score
- United States 2–0 Netherlands
- Rapinoe 61′ (pen.)
- Lavelle 69′
- Date: 7 July 2019 at 17:00
- Place: Parc Olympique Lyonnais, Décines-Charpieu
- Attendance: 57,900
- Referee: Stéphanie Frappart (France)
- Top Goalscorers (6 Goals):
- Ellen White
- Alex Morgan
- Megan Rapinoe
- Golden Ball: Megan Rapinoe (USA)
- Silver Ball: Lucy Bronze (ENG)
- Bronze Ball: Rose Lavelle (USA)
- Golden Boot: Megan Rapinoe (USA)
- 6 goals, 3 assists 428 minutes
- Silver Boot: Alex Morgan (USA)
- 6 goals, 3 assists 490 minutes
- Bronze Boot: Ellen White (ENG)
- 6 goals, 0 assists 514 minutes
- Golden Glove: Sari van Veenendaal (Netherlands)
- FIFA Young Player Award: Giulia Gwinn (Germany)
- FIFA Fair Play Award: France