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Women's World Cup Notebook: Day 11

June 18, 2019

Women's World Cup Notebook: Day 11 by Nicole Haase

Germany 4-0 South AfricaThis was as complete a game as I think we've seen from any squad in the tournament as the Germans picked apart the South African defense. They played their style of game and and did it to perfection. The passes were crisp,

Women's World Cup Notebook: Day 7

June 13, 2019

Women's World Cup Notebook: Day 7 by Lindsay Eanet

Australia 3-2 Brazil*extremely Bill Hader voice* This match had everything! Long, simmering history between the sides. Double nutmegs. Occasionally dubious officiating. Sam Kerr ghost goals. The return of Marta. The Group C chaos continued in its marquee matchup, and for the first half, it

Women's World Cup Notebook: Day 2

June 09, 2019

Women's World Cup Notebook: Day 2 by Lindsay Eanet

Germany 1-0 ChinaThe first match of the morning started off slow, with Germany looking tentative at the start, and at points, devolved into sweet, sweet chaos. Germany's strong possession and wide play met with China's incisive counterattacks and highly physical defending. At times, things looked