1995 FIFA Women's World Cup Final

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1995 FIFA Women's World Cup Final
Event1995 FIFA Women's World Cup
Date18 June 1995
VenueRåsunda Stadium, Stockholm
RefereeIngrid Jonsson (Sweden)
Attendance17,158
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 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]

Germany 0–2 Norway
Report Riise Goal 37'
Pettersen Goal 40'
Attendance: 17,158
Referee: Ingrid Jonsson (Sweden)
Germany[4]
Norway[4]
GK 1 Manuela Goller
SW 5 Ursula Lohn
CB 3 Birgitt Austermühl
CB 2 Anouschka Bernhard Yellow card 2'
DM 8 Bettina Wiegmann
CM 10 Silvia Neid (c)
CM 7 Martina Voss
RW 6 Maren Meinert Substituted off 86'
LW 4 Dagmar Pohlmann Substituted off 75'
CF 9 Heidi Mohr
CF 16 Birgit Prinz Substituted off 42'
Substitutions:
FW 11 Patricia Brocker Substituted in 42'
MF 18 Pia Wunderlich Substituted in 75'
MF 19 Sandra Smisek Substituted in 86'
Manager:
Gero Bisanz
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GK 1 Bente Nordby
RB 2 Tina Svensson
CB 5 Nina Nymark Andersen
CB 3 Gro Espeseth (c)
LB 13 Merete Myklebust
DM 4 Anne Nymark Andersen Yellow card 22'
CM 6 Hege Riise
CM 7 Tone Haugen
RW 16 Marianne Pettersen
LW 11 Ann Aarønes Yellow card 70'
CF 10 Linda Medalen Yellow card 58'
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.
  4. ^ a b Eitzinger, Philipp (26 July 2013). "Ballverliebt Classics: Old-School-Deutsche, im WM-Finale vom hochmodernen Norwegen zerlegt" [Ballverliebt Classics: Old-school German, disassembled in the World Cup final by state-of-the-art Norway]. ballverliebt.eu (in German). Ballverliebt. Retrieved 6 January 2018.

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