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Spain Wins women’s world cup

Spain won the Fifa Women’s World Cup in Sydney, Australia on Sunday, La Roja put major effort into winning against England and achieved a 1-0 win This was Spain’s first win in the Women’s World Cup, but not without the cost of time, effort, blood, sweat, and tears.

This win marked a change in the Fifa Women’s World Cup because previously Spain did not make it, with a streak of failures throughout previous years around Round 16. But this time Spain pulled through with wins against Switzerland, the Netherlands, and Sweden.

La Roja had this game under control most of the time. Especially when Jennifer Hermoso had a penalty by Mary Earps. In this penalty Olga Carmona scored a goal, ensuring Spain’s victory. In the game There were some struggles from England, they tried to knock down La Roja, but they responded with intimidation. It was smart from Mary Earps to block the goal from Spain but it wasn’t enough to avoid their victory.

In this game England made many changes to their team on the field , such as bringing Lauren James and Chloe Kelly into the game instead of Alessia Russo and Rachel Daly at half time. This made a great impact on Spain’s defense, but they did not give up and put their best in this game.

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Spain got an opportunity for a penalty in the 65th minute of the game, but once again Earps said “no way” and blocked that goal. This gave England a new opportunity to do their best and win this game, but pitifully, it was not enough to penetrate Spain’s force.

When victory was declared for Spain, everybody who was in La Roja’s corner were overjoyed by their win, while in England’s corner there were tears of sorrow and sadness because they were hoping to become the country’s first senior soccer world champion since 1966.

Unfortunately for England, they will have to wait until 2027 for their next opportunity to achieve that goal.

But right now it is Spain who is brighting the most and celebrating it and even though Spain was the team who won. Lionesses made history even when they were defeated because of all the progress they had, further than before in the competition.

“Although it’s the result none of us wanted, Lionesses you have done yourselves and this nation proud” tweeted Prince Williams . This message could be the gas that England needed, but they will have to wait till the next Women’s world cup.

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