The 2023 International Football Federation (FIFA) Australia and New Zealand Women’s World Cup semifinalists have all been decided. The hosts are Australia, Spain, Sweden and England.
None of the four countries have ever won the World Cup, so whoever comes out on top will be the first to lift the championship trophy.
Which country is the 5th to win the Women’s World Cup after the USA (4 times), Germany (2 times), Norway and Japan (more than once)?
First of all, Australia, the host country, was unable to decide the match 0-0 for a total of 120 minutes, including 90 minutes in the first half and 30 minutes of extra time, in the quarterfinals of the tournament against France held at the Brisbane Stadium in Brisbane, Australia on the 12th (Korean time). 6 and advanced to the semifinals.
Australia has reached the quarterfinals three times in a row in 2007, 2011 and 2015, but this is the first time that it has advanced to the semifinal stage.
Australia, which was unable to guarantee advance to the round of 16 in the Group B group stage, rose to the top with a 4-0 win over Canada in the final match. They defeated Denmark (2-0) in the round of 16 and France in the round of 8.
Following the United States, which won the championship in 1999, it is challenging to win the host country’s championship in 24 years.
England, the head of football, advanced to the semifinals with a 2-1 come-from-behind victory over Colombia in the quarterfinals.메이저사이트
Last year, as the champion of the European Football Championship (Euro), they succeeded in advancing to the semifinals of the World Cup three times in a row. never made it to the finals
It boasts solid power, but there are variables. Lauren James, who is leading the attack with 3 goals and 3 assists in this tournament, cannot play in the semifinals. He is the highest scorer on the team.
In the round of 16 against Nigeria, he stepped on an opponent’s back and was suspended for two matches. You can see it in the finals or the 3rd and 4th place matches.
[Brisbane = AP/Newsis] In the quarterfinals of the tournament against France held at the Brisbane Stadium in Brisbane, Australia on the 12th (Korean time), Australia couldn’t decide the match 0-0 for a total of 120 minutes, including 90 minutes in the first half and 30 minutes in extra time, After a penalty shootout, they won 7-6 and advanced to the semifinals.
Australia and England will face off on the 16th at 7pm at Stadium Australia in Sydney, Australia.
On the other side, Spain and Sweden clash. It will be held at Eden Park in Auckland, New Zealand at 5:00 pm on the 15th, the day before.
Spain reached the finals for the first time at the 2015 Canadian Tournament and were eliminated in the group stage.
However, in the 2019 French tournament, the second appearance, he succeeded in advancing to the first round of 16, and this time he wrote a new history of the semifinals.
They lost 0-4 to Japan in the final Group C group stage match, but managed to bounce back by beating Switzerland 5-1 in the round of 16. In the quarterfinals, after extra time, they overcame strong Netherlands 2-1.
Considering that they stayed in 6th place in last year’s Euro, many say advancing to the semifinals is a surprise.
Sweden ranks third in the FIFA rankings, boasting the highest ranking among the semifinalists. Also, it is the only one of the four countries that has had the experience of advancing to the finals. In 2003, he reached the final at the US Championships, but lost to Germany.
Sweden, who passed the group stage with a 3-game winning streak in Group G, defeated the United States, who had attempted to win three consecutive women’s World Cups for the first time in the round of 16, after a penalty shoot-out.
Then, in the quarterfinals, even Japan defeated them 2-1, raising their spirits to the fullest.
Following the 3rd place in the 2019 French tournament, he reached the semifinals in two consecutive tournaments. There is no championship, but this is also the 5th semifinal in the history.
Amanda Ilestedt, who is tied for second in scoring with four goals, is a player to watch for Sweden. In Spain, Aitana Bonmati, Jennifer Hermoso and Alba Redondo each have three goals each.