Friday , 16 November 2018

Defending Champions United States Qualified For 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup

With a stunning 6-0 win against Jamaica, the United States Women’s team have qualified for the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup scheduled to be held in France next year. The dominance continues with three consecutive victories in the group stage and in the semi-final of 2018 CONCACAF Women’s Championship. The USWNT did not concede even a single goal throughout the qualifying process. Along with the qualification, they have also qualified for the final of 2018 CONCACAF Championship. USWNT have played every edition of FIFA Women’s World Cup.

usmnt qualified for 2019 world cup

USWNT Qualified For 2019 Women’s World Cup

The USA is the reigning World Cup champion and will have a chance to defend its title in France. They are three times World Champions [1991, 1999 and 2015] that makes them most successful team in the history of FIFA Women’s World Cup.

Tobin Heath began the scoring within 2 minutes of first half. Megan Rapinoe doubled the lead 13 minutes later before Julie Ertz goal in 21st minute. Tobin Heath and Alex Morgan scored a brace, Megan Rapinoe and Julie Ertz netted each goal. This is the eighth consecutive appearance of USWNT in the FIFA Women’s World Cup.

USA will now face Canada in the final of 2018 CONCACAF Championship. Alex Morgan scored her 22nd career brace and upped her international goal total to 96 in her 150th cap. So far, she has scored six goals in the tournament [2018 CONCACAF Championship] – three braces, one in each game she has played.

They are now unbeaten in their last 25 matches with 22 wins and 3 draws, and has outscored its rivals by scoring 89 goals, conceded 17. The US has now scored 4+ goals in six of its last seven games and in five straight games. Six of the USA’s 24 goals in this tournament have come via headers.

The 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup beings on 7 June in France next year.

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