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USA meets Thailand, Chile and Sweden in Group F by 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup in France

PARIS, France (8 December 2018) – The United States Women's National Team will meet Thailand, Chile and Sweden in Group…

PARIS, France (8 December 2018) – The United States Women’s National Team will meet Thailand, Chile and Sweden in Group F at 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup, which takes place from 7 June to 7 July at nine places in France. Final Draw took place today in Le Seine Musicale, a music and performance arts center in the Paris suburbs.

As the world’s leading team in the world, the United States was among the six seed teams in the tournament and earlier to Final Draw was placed in pot 1 with the five other seeds. After France was hosted in Group A, the United States was the sixth team drawn and placed in Group F.

“” It is a good group for us to have three different teams, a European team, Asia and South America “said US Women’s National Team coach Jill Ellis from Paris.” In our opening game we have Thailand, we have played once and I like to play teams we have not played a lot. Then, of course, we have a familiar enemy in Sweden. It’s a good group and I’m excited to get this thing started! “

Before Final Draw, the remaining 1

6 teams were placed in their pots in descending order according to their FIFA ranking. The United States then won Sweden from Pot 2, Thailand from Pot 3 and Chile from Pot 4.

The United States opens Group F- game against Thailand June 11 at Auguste Delaune Stadium in Remis. USA faces Chile on June 16 at the Parc des Princes in Paris followed by Sweden on June 20 at Stade Oceane in Le Havre.

US 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup Schedule




Kickoff (ET)

June 11


Auguste Delaune Stadium; Remis

3 pm

June 16 [19659012] Chile

Parc des Princes; Paris


June 20


Stade Océane; Le Havre

3 pm

All three cities that the United States will play are located in northern France with Remis which is 90 minutes drive northeast of Paris and Le Harve a little more than a two hour mes drive north west of the french capital. Overall, the United States will kick its Countdown to the Le Havre Cup on January 19th when the team faces World Cup host France to kick off its 2019 schedule.

The United States and Sweden are two of only seven countries that have competed in each edition of the FIFA Women’s World Cup. Thailand will work in a second series in succession after its debut for Women’s World Cup 2015, while Chile will make its Women’s World Cup debut this summer in France.

Sweden, an American opponent of the last four FIFA women’s World Cup Group Steps, was also the United States first world opponent of women’s World Cup when FIFA’s premier women’s competition began with the 1991 event in China. While the team has never met in a Knockout Round match, the United States has a 3-1-1 record vs. Sweden in the team’s five previous World Cup matches. The United States has never met Thailand or Chile in World Cup games.

According to FIFA’s standard rule, no group could include more than one team from the same qualifying zone except Europe, which will have nine teams in France. Each group must therefore have at least one European team but no more than two. As a result, three of the six groups have two European teams.

United States Group F Opponents:

THAILAND (June 11th in Remis):

  • Current FIFA World Ranking: 29
  • 2019 WCQ: Completed Fourth By 2018 AFC Women’s Cup (2-2-1; 12 GF, 11 GA)
  • Women’s World Cup Finals Appearance: 2 – 2015 (17th), 2019
  • USA: 0-1-0
  • ] Head coach: Nuengruethai Sathongwien
  • Championship Honors: Asian Football Confederation Champions (1983)
  • Leading WCQ painter: Kanjana Sungngoen (4 goals), Rattikan Thongsombut (2 goals), Sawaii Nonghamrong (2 goals), Silawan Intamee goal)
  • Main Player: Wilaiporn Boothduang, Rattikan Thongsombut, Kanjana Sungngoen
  • Quick Facts: By 2018 the AFC Women’s Cup almost hit a huge uprising when it met top ranked Australia in the semi-finals as the team fought for a 2- 2 draw, but only after Alanna Kennedy tied it to Australia in the second h alpha stop time … Australia then defeated Thailand in penalty penalty to advance to the championship match while Thailand went to third place match, where it fell to China PR, 3-1 … Thailand participated in its first women’s world cup at the senior level in 2015 in Canada, setting a respectable achievement, falling 4 -0 to long-term Norway before retrieving his first victory in a FIFA competition with a 3-2 victory against Côte d’Ivoire … Thailand then fell 4-0 until Thailand’s historic victory against Côte d’Ivoire presented two goals from Orathai Srimanee and one from Thanatta Chawong.

CHILE (June 16th in Paris):

  • Current FIFA World Ranking: 38
  • 2019 WCQ: Completed By 2018 Copa America Femenina (3-1-3; 13 GF, 5 GA)
  • Women’s World Cup Finals: 1 – 2019
  • Playing against the United States: 0-2-0
  • Head coach: Jose Letelier
  • Championship attorneys: Copa America Femenina Runners Up (2018)
  • Leading WCQ painter: Yanara Aedo )
  • Important players: Christiane Endler (Paris Saint-Germain, FRA), Yanara Aedo (Valencia, ESP), Carla Guerrero (Rayo Vallecano, ESP) Francisca Lara (Sevilla, ESP)
  • participate in the world’s first women’s world cup at the highest level … Chile was a surprise qualifier for the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup but in front of its home fans, others finished Colombia in Group A in the Copa America Feminina and earned a place in the final panel in four teams, where it once again ended, this time behind Brazil … The historic victory who won Chile at his World Cup place was a 4-0 win against Argentina in the final game of both teams.

SWEDEN (June 20th in Le Havre):

  • Current FIFA W orld Ranking: 9
  • 2019 WCQ: Water Group 4 of UEFA Qualification (7-1-0; 22 GF, 2 GA)
  • ] Women’s World Cup Finals: 8 – 1991 (3rd), 1995 (5th), 1999 (6th), 2003 (Runners-Up), 2007 (10th), 2011 (3rd), 2015 (16th), 2019
  • Play in front of the United States: 6-21-11
  • Head coach: Peter Gerhardsson
  • Championship pay: EURO Champions (1984), World Cup winner (2003), Olympic silver medal (2016)
  • Main player: Hedvig Lindahl , ENG), Linda Sembrant (Montpellier, FRA), Kosovare Asllani (Linköping), Caroline Seger (Rosengård), Sofia Jakobsson (Montpellier, FRA), Stina Blackstenius (Montpellier, FRA)
  • Quick Facts: One of the United States World Cup in 2015 Stage opponent, Sweden continues to be a European power plant in the women’s game … After their speechless drawing in Canada, the United States and Sweden met in 2016, where a 1-1 rule and overtime led to a penalty game where Sweden lined U SA A year later, the law met in Gothenburg, Sweden, where the US won a 1-0 victory, courtesy of Rose Lavelle.

US. All-Time Record vs. Group F World Cup Resistance










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  • 21 [19659067] 6 [19659067] 11 [19659067] 66 [19659072] 33 [19659015] Total [19659067] 41 [19659067] 24 [19659067]



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South Korea


Group B (Valenciennes, Le Havre, Paris, Rennes, Montpellier):
South Africa [19659010] Italy
] Brazil

Group D (Le Havre, Paris, Rennes, Nice)
Group C (Valenciennes, Reims, Grenoble, Montpellier)



The United States

Group E [Valenciennes, Le Havre, Reims, Grenoble, Montpellier] New Zealand

2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup Notes:

  • Of the three opponents of the group play, the United States last played Chile e in a couple of matches earlier this year and won 3-0 on August 31 in Carson, California and 4-0 on 4 September in San Jose, Ca Life.
  • The USA and Sweden’s latest match was a 1-0 US victory in Gothenburg on June 8, 2017, while Thailand last against the United States in a 9-0 loss on September 15, 2016 in Columbus, Ohio.
  • The World Cup will contain four first-time participants: Scotland, Jamaica, Chile and South Africa.
  • The USA is making its eighth appearance in a FIFA Women’s World Cup and is one of seven countries featured in all eight editions of the tournament. The others are Brazil, Germany, Japan, Nigeria, Norway and Sweden.
  • U.S. WNT is one of three CONCACAF representatives at the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup. USA won 2018 CONCACAF Women’s Championship. Runner-up of the Qualified Tournament, Canada, and third place painter Jamaica will also represent the region at the World Cup.
  • USA is the only country that has reached semifinals for every FIFA women’s world cup. USA won 1991, 1999 and 2015.
  • Despite winning five of the seven previous tournaments (two for Germany and three for the United States), the United States and Germany never met a FIFA Women’s World Cup Final but met in Semifinals in the 2015 tournament.
  • 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup will be played in nine places: Grenoble (Stade Des Alpes), Le Havre (Stade Oceane), Lyon (Stade De Lyon), Montpellier (Stade De La Mosson), Nice Stade de Nice), Paris (Parc des Princes), Reims (Stade Auguste-Delaune), Rennes (Roazhon Park), Valenciennes (Stade Du Hainaut)
  • The 90,185 fans on the Rose Bowl for US victory against China PR in 1999 FIFA Women’s World Cup Final represented the largest single-match presence in the tournament’s history. The biggest venue at the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup is Stade De Lyon, with space for 58,215, and will host both semifinals and the World Cup final.
  • US WNT is 33-6-4 full time in Women’s World Cup, outscoring its opponents 112-35 in 43 matches. The 33 winners, 43 matches and 112 goals are all FIFA Women’s World Cup entries.
  • The USA’s most lopsided victory in the tournament was a 7-0 win against Chinese Taipei in 1991.
  • Michelle Akers five goals against Chinese Taipei are most in one match in tournament history.
  • Carli Lloyd’s hat trick in FIFA Women’s World Cup Final is one of only two three target games for the United States in the women’s world cup history. Carin Jennings scored three times against Germany in the semi-final of the FIFA Women’s World Cup in 1991.
  • Kristine Lilly holds the record for most World Cup games played, playing 30 games in five world cups while goalkeeper Briana Scurry got a record 10 shutouts over four world cups.
  • The United States officially made a place in this year’s World Cup with a 6-0 semi-victory against Jamaica on October 14 in the 2018 CONCACAF Women’s Championship. USA capped off qualify for a 2-0 victory against Canada in the title game on October 17th on the goal of Rose Lavelle and Alex Morgan.
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