Spain secured their first Women’s World Cup title with a 1-0 win over England in 2023 Women’s World Cup final in Sydney on Sunday (August 20).
Jennifer Hermoso there was a punishment saved by Mary’s earbut a goal in the first half from Olga Carmona is enough for laRoja to become world champion for the first time in history.
The victory marked a historic FIFA Women’s World Cup campaign for Spain, which had previously failed to make it through to the Round of 16. Reached the final after winning the knockout first Switzerlandthe Netherlands And SwedenIt was the first time Spain had won a final for an even bigger celebration.
laRoja Control the game professionally from the start, neutralizing any threat of attack from the Lions.
Despite Spain’s dominance, the 2022 European Champions got their chance early – perhaps their best in 90 minutes – but the ball went over the bar.
The missed opportunity made it difficult for England as they tried to break Spain’s possession-heavy tactics, while laRoja continued to threaten retaliation.
England goalkeeper Mary’s ear did well to deny Spain’s goal in the 17th minute, making another incredible save to keep her side going. But it’s all in vain like Olga Carmona soon scored with a thunderbolt after half an hour.
He made two much-needed changes in the first half, bringing Lauren James And Chloe Kelly because Alessia Russo And Rachel dale. But despite the attacking prowess both players possess, they still have trouble leaving any real mark against Spain’s solid defence.
65 minutes, a hand to play ball Keira Walsh Gifted laRoja another scoring opportunity in the form of a penalty. Hermoso steps up, but Earps once again gives her nation a lifeline when she refuses to take the shot.
Thrift has given Britain a new life, with James and Kelly trying to create something special for the Lionesses. Although they made sure efforts, nothing was enough to penetrate the Spanish defense.
laRoja looks like a team with the experience of competing on the biggest stage in the world, despite the fact that they never made it past the quarterfinals of the FIFA Women’s World Cup.
It was Spain’s confidence and composure in possession that ultimately helped them qualify for the final, and their performance seemed a far cry from the 4-0 loss in the previous group stage. Japan earlier in the tournament.
The Spanish players showed solidarity, standing together when it mattered most, to make history for their country.