FIFA Women’s World Cup team records
June 7-July 7, 2019 -- The FIFA Women’s World Cup takes place in France, with 24 teams competing to be crowned World Champions. Three-time world champions United States have the best overall record, with most match wins and most goals scored -- tournament hosts, France, are aiming to reach first World Cup final on home soil.
Host nation France will open the tournament against South Korea in Paris on June 7. Reigning champions United States begin their campaign against Thailand, while England and Scotland kick off Group D -- which also includes 2015 finalists Japan -- in a highly anticipated contest.
Since the first Women’s World Cup in 1991, there have have been seven tournaments; the United States is aiming to lift the trophy for a record-extending fourth time in France after victories in 1991, 1999 and 2015. Three other nations have been crowned World Champions: Germany (2003, 2007), Norway (1995) and Japan (2011).
A total of 52 matches will be played at 9 venues over four weeks, with the final taking place at Parc Olympique Lyonnais in Lyon on July 7.