1995 FIFA Women's World Cup Final

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1995 FIFA Women's World Cup Final
Event 1995 FIFA Women's World Cup
Date 18 June 1995
Venue Råsunda Stadium, Stockholm
Referee Ingrid Jonsson (Sweden)
Attendance 17,158
1991
1999

The 1995 FIFA Women's World Cup Final was a football match that took place at Råsunda Stadium in Stockholm, Sweden on 18 June 1995.[1] It pitted Germany and Norway to determine the winner of the 1995 FIFA Women's World Cup. Norway won 2–0 with goals from Hege Riise and Marianne Pettersen.[2]

Background[edit]

The match was contested by 1991 finalists Norway, who had defeated previous winners the United States, and Germany, who had defeated China PR in the semi-final.[3]

Route to the final[edit]

Germany Round Norway
Opponent Result Group stage Opponent Result
 Japan 1–0 Match 1  Nigeria 8–0
 Sweden 2–3 Match 2  England 2–0
 Brazil 6–1 Match 3  Canada 7–0
Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
 Germany 6 3 2 0 1 9 4 +5
 Sweden 6 3 2 0 1 5 3 +2
 Japan 3 3 1 0 2 2 4 −2
 Brazil 3 3 1 0 2 3 8 −5
Final standings
Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
 Norway 9 3 3 0 0 17 0 +17
 England 6 3 2 0 1 6 6 0
 Canada 1 3 0 1 2 5 13 −8
 Nigeria 1 3 0 1 2 5 14 −9
Opponent Result Knockout stage Opponent Result
 England 3–0 Quarter-finals  Denmark 3–1
 China PR 1–0 Semi-finals  United States 1–0

Match[edit]

Details[edit]

18 June 1995
18:00 CEST
Germany  0–2  Norway
Report Riise Goal 37'
Pettersen Goal 40'
Råsunda Stadium, Stockholm
Attendance: 17,158
Referee: Ingrid Jonsson (Sweden)
Germany
Norway
GK 1 Manuela Goller
DF 2 Anouschka Bernhard  Booked 2'
DF 3 Birgitt Austermühl
DF 4 Dagmar Pohlmann Substituted off 75'
DF 5 Ursula Lohn
MF 6 Maren Meinert Substituted off 86'
MF 7 Martina Voss
MF 8 Bettina Wiegmann
MF 9 Heidi Mohr
FW 10 Silvia Neid (c)
FW 16 Birgit Prinz Substituted off 42'
Substitutes:
MF 18 Pia Wunderlich Substituted in 75'
MF 19 Sandra Smisek Substituted in 86'
FW 11 Patricia Brocker Substituted in 42'
Manager:
Gero Bisanz
GK 1 Bente Nordby
DF 2 Tina Svensson
DF 3 Gro Espeseth (c)
DF 4 Anne Andersen Booked 22'
DF 5 Nina Andersen
MF 6 Hege Riise
MF 7 Tone Haugen
FW 10 Linda Medalen Booked 58'
FW 11 Ann Aarønes Booked 70'
DF 13 Merete Myklebust
FW 16 Marianne Pettersen
Manager:
Even Pellerud

Assistant referees:
Gitte Holm (Denmark)
Maria Rodríguez (Mexico)

Match rules:

References[edit]

  1. ^ "FIFA Women's World Cup – Sweden 1995". Fédération Internationale de Football Association. Retrieved 27 May 2012. 
  2. ^ Cress, Doug (19 June 1995). "Norway women win World Cup". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved 26 August 2014. 
  3. ^ Longman, Jere (13 June 1999). "Women's World Cup; Norway's rivalry with U.S. is intense". The New York Times. Retrieved 2 August 2012. 

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