2003 FIFA Women's World Cup Final

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2003 FIFA Women's World Cup Final
FIFA Women's World Cup 2003 - Germany vs Sweden.jpg
Event 2003 FIFA Women's World Cup
After extra time
Date 12 October 2003 (2003-10-12)
Venue Home Depot Center, Carson
Referee Cristina Babadac
Attendance 26,137
1999
2007

The final of the 2003 FIFA Women's World Cup was played between Germany and Sweden.[1] The match took place in The Home Depot Center, now known as StubHub Center, in Carson, California, on 12 October 2003. Germany won with 2–1 after extra time.[2]

Route to the final[edit]

Germany Round Sweden
Opponent Result Group stage Opponent Result
 Canada 4-1 Match 1  United States 1-3
 Japan 3-0 Match 2  North Korea 1-0
 Argentina 6-1 Match 3  Nigeria 3-0
Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
 Germany 9 3 3 0 0 13 2 +11
 Canada 6 3 2 0 1 7 5 +2
 Japan 3 3 1 0 2 7 6 +1
 Argentina 0 3 0 0 3 1 15 −14
Final standings
Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
 United States 9 3 3 0 0 11 1 +10
 Sweden 6 3 2 0 1 5 3 +2
 North Korea 3 3 1 0 2 3 4 -1
 Nigeria 0 3 0 0 3 0 11 −11
Opponent Result Knockout stage Opponent Result
 Russia 7–1 Quarterfinals  Brazil 2–1
 United States 3–0 Semifinals  Canada 2–1

Match[edit]

Details[edit]

Germany  2–1 (a.e.t.)  Sweden
Meinert Goal 46'
Künzer Golden goal 98'
Report Ljungberg Goal 41'
Attendance: 26,137
Referee: Cristina Babadac (Romania)
Germany[3]
Sweden[3]
GK 1 Silke Rottenberg
RB 2 Kerstin Stegemann
CB 17 Ariane Hingst
CB 13 Sandra Minnert
LB 19 Stefanie Gottschlich
RM 18 Kerstin Garefrekes Substituted off 76'
CM 10 Bettina Wiegmann (c)
CM 6 Renate Lingor
LM 7 Pia Wunderlich Substituted off 88'
SS 14 Maren Meinert
CF 9 Birgit Prinz
Substitutions:
FW 11 Martina Müller Substituted in 76'
DF 4 Nia Künzer Substituted in 88'
Manager:
Tina Theune-Meyer
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GK 1 Caroline Jönsson
RB 4 Hanna Marklund
CB 2 Karolina Westberg
CB 3 Jane Törnqvist
LB 7 Sara Larsson Substituted off 76'
RM 9 Malin Andersson Substituted off 53'
CM 6 Malin Moström (c)
CM 18 Frida Östberg
LM 17 Anna Sjöström Substituted off 53'
CF 10 Hanna Ljungberg
CF 11 Victoria Svensson
Substitutions:
MF 14 Linda Fagerström Substituted in 53'
MF 15 Therese Sjögran Substituted in 53'
DF 5 Kristin Bengtsson Substituted in 76'
Manager:
Marika Domanski-Lyfors

Match Officials

References[edit]

  1. ^ JERE LONGMANPublished: 13 October 2003 (13 October 2003). "SOCCER; Golden Goal Proves Magical as Germany Captures Women's World Cup". New York Times. Retrieved 31 July 2012. 
  2. ^ "FIFA Women's World Cup USA 2003: Germany - Sweden". FIFA. Retrieved 17 December 2011. 
  3. ^ a b "Tactical Line-up – Germany-Sweden" (PDF). FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. pp. 70, 86. Retrieved 5 January 2018. 
    kicker-sportmagazin (15 September 2017). Kicker Fußball-Almanach 2018 [Kicker Football Almanac 2018] (in German). Copress Sport. p. 731. ISBN 9783767911161.