History has been made. Against the odds and amid the upheaval, Spain reached their peak in Sydney on Sunday, deservedly beating England 1-0 to win the Women’s World Cup for the first time.
Spain’s qualification to the final, given the turbulent year the national team had had, was remarkable. that La Roja He triumphed over the reigning European champions and pre-match favourites, despite the rifts and divisions that overwhelmed the national team throughout the tournament, making this an extraordinary feat.
Olga Carmona’s amazing goal in the 29th minute proved to be the winner. Spain can even afford to miss a penalty in the second half La Roja They became only the second country, after Germany, to win both the men’s and women’s World Cups.
As Spain’s celebrated players formed a jubilant pile of red at the Australian Stadium, many England players were in tears as their hopes of becoming the country’s first world football champions since 1966 ended at the hands of an impressive Spain.
As for goal possession and attempts, there was only one team in it – Spain was ahead of England. But there is some consolation for England who, like Spain, were competing in a Women’s World Cup final for the first time, because the team had advanced further than ever in this competition.
But Spain’s future is the brightest, especially if the problems can be resolved off the pitch, because now, incredibly, the Iberian nation are World Cup winners at under-17, under-20 and senior levels.
More to track.