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 June 18 1995
Venue Råsunda Stadium, Stockholm
Referee Ingrid Jonsson (Sweden)
Attendance 17,158
1991
1999

The final of the 1995 FIFA Women's World Cup was played between Germany and Norway.[1] The match took place at the Råsunda Stadium, in Stockholm, Sweden, on June 18 1995.[2]

Finalists[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 standing
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 Quarterfinals  Denmark 3–1
 China PR 1–0 Semifinals  United States 1–0

Match details[edit]

June 18, 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
Germany
Germany:
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
FW 16 Birgit Prinz Substituted off 42'
Substitutes:
FW 11 Patricia Brocker Substituted in 42'
MF 18 Pia Wunderlich Substituted in 75'
MF 18 Sandra Smisek Substituted in 86'
Manager:
Gero Bisanz
Norway
Norway:
GK 1 Bente Nordby
DF 2 Tina Svensson
DF 3 Gro Espeseth
DF 4 Anne Nymark Andersen Booked 22'
DF 5 Nina Nymark Andersen
MF 6 Hege Riise
MF 7 Tone Haugen
FW 10 Linda Medalen Booked 58'
FW 11 Ann Kristin Aarønes Booked 70'
DF 13 Merete Myklebust
FW 16 Marianne Pettersen
Manager:
Even Pellerud

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Norway Women Win World Cup". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved 2013-06-25. 
  2. ^ "FIFA Women's World Cup - Sweden 1995". FIFA.com. Retrieved 2012-05-27. 
  3. ^ By JERE LONGMANPublished: June 13, 1999 (1999-06-13). "WOMEN'S WORLD CUP; Norway's Rivalry With U.S. Is Intense - New York Times". Nytimes.com. Retrieved 2012-08-02. 

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