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Spain defeats England 1-0 to win the first Women’s World Cup


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Spain defeated England 1-0 to claim the title of Women’s World Cup champion for the first time.

N0. 19 On Sunday, August 20, Olga Carmona was the game’s standout performer.

In the 29th minute, she took a shot with her left foot that went barely beyond diving England goalkeeper Mary Earps and into the far corner of the goal.

Barcelona, Spain, which is far from Sydney’s Stadium Australia, was the scene of celebrations.

Thrilled spectators yelled and rejoiced.

It was the first European team to win the Women’s World Cup since Germany in 2007 thanks to the nation’s first major international prize.

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The defending European champion England Lionesses were prevented from returning with the trophy by Spain’s victory in just its third World Cup appearance.

The Lionesses failed to score against Spain despite substitutions in the second half, saves from England’s goalie, including one on a penalty kick in the 69th minute, and their tenacity.

Spain played with greater aggression and pressure the entire game.

Olga Carmona, the World Cup’s captain and leading scorer, has an impressive 18 goals so far. The 23-year-old is now just the seventh participant in the history of the tournament to score in both the semifinals and the championship game.

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The victory for La Roja followed a near-mutiny by 15 players who left the national squad the previous season.

Sweden won bronze on Saturday after defeating tournament co-host Australia.

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