Spain has won the FIFA Women's World Cup 2023 title by defeating England 1-0. The winning goal for Spain was scored by Olga Carmona in the 29th minute of the game. The Spanish team has become world champion for the first time. On the other hand, England's dream of winning the title for the first time was also shattered.
Spain has won the FIFA Women's World Cup 2023 title in a historic performance. Spain defeated England 1-0 in the final played on Sunday (20 August) at the Sydney Olympic Stadium. The winning goal for Spain was scored by captain Olga Carmona in the 29th minute of the game. The Spanish team has become world champion for the first time. On the other hand, England's dream of winning the title for the first time was also shattered. The special thing was that both the teams had reached the final of this mega event for the first time.
This victory gave La Roja Spain women football team their first major international trophy. Along with this, the Spanish team also avenged the defeat suffered by England in the quarter-finals of the European Championship last year. In the final match, Spain played in the midfield. Maintained more control than England. In such a situation, England did not get that many chances to score goals. The margin of England's defeat would have been double if Jenny Hermoso had not missed a penalty in the second half. English player K. Spain were awarded a penalty in the 70th minute for handball by Walsh in the penalty area, but goalkeeper Mary Marie Arps made a brilliant save
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This was the first defeat for The Lionesses England women's football team since Sarina Wigman became the head coach and manager. Before this final match, England had won 25 matches, while four matches were drawn. Spain became the fifth country to win the FIFA Women's World Cup. Earlier, only the teams of United States, Norway, Japan and Germany had been able to do this. Spain had defeated Sweden and England had booked their ticket to the final by defeating host Australia.
This was the 9th season of the FIFA Women's World Cup, which was hosted by New Zealand and Australia from 20 July to 20 August. A total of 64 matches were played in the tournament, which were organized on 10 grounds in 9 cities. This time 32 teams participated whereas last time 24 teams played in the Women's World Cup held in France. The last title was won by United States but this time it could not even reach the semi-finals. The United States is the most successful team in this tournament and has won the title four times.