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Women's World Cup Notebook: Days 24 & 25

July 08, 2019

Women's World Cup Notebook: Days 24 & 25 by Lindsay Eanet

Sweden 2-1 England, in brief: Can you believe it's over? A month of chaos, discourse, bold lips, VAR, golazos and ecstasy, all coming to a close. Before the final on Sunday, there was the third place match, where a bruised but tireless Sweden outlasted England

Women's World Cup Notebook: Day 23

July 03, 2019

Women's World Cup Notebook: Day 23 by Lindsay Eanet

Netherlands 1-0 SwedenThe Name of the Game* going into this last semifinal was Confidence. The Netherlands came to the semifinal having won every single one of their matches, the only side other than the United States to do so, and Sweden was riding the high

Women's World Cup Notebook: Day 21

June 30, 2019

Women's World Cup Notebook: Day 21 by Lindsay Eanet

Netherlands 2-0 ItalyEurope is in the middle of a blistering heat wave, and after yesterday's fast-paced antics, the third hotly anticipated match of the quarterfinals moved a lot more slowly. Our heroes are hot and tired, and it's a lot harder to maintain your composure

Women's World Cup Notebook: Day 17

June 24, 2019

Women's World Cup Notebook: Day 17 by Lindsay Eanet

USA 2-1 SpainWell, this certainly went differently than Jill Ellis probably expected. I hope we all learned a valuable lesson here about undervaluing your opponent and not starting Lindsey Horan and not using substitutions at potentially advantageous moments, Jill. Jenni Hermoso answered an early Megan

Women's World Cup Notebook: Weekend Wrap

June 17, 2019

Women's World Cup Notebook: Weekend Wrap by Nicole Haase

Forgive us for the condensed recap of Days 7, 8, and 9! We all had a busy weekend. Japan 2-1 ScotlandThis one was bookended by nearly identical, gorgeous long-distance goals. Japan got on the board first thanks to a strike from outside the 18-yard box