Who will England face in Group D at the Women’s World Cup next summer?

Who will England face in Group D at the Women’s World Cup next summer?

December 9, 2018 0 By Today news

ENGLAND have found out their opponents for the group stages of the 2019 Women’s World Cup.

They will face debutantes Scotland in their opening game – a repeat of their opening 2015 Euros clash which saw the Lionesses win 6-0 in the Netherlands.

The draw was made in Paris on Saturday, December 8
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Who will England play in the group stages?

England have been drawn in Group D.

Group D

  1. England
  2. Scotland
  3. Argentina
  4. Japan

9 June 2019 England vs Scotland Allianz Riviera, Nice
10 June 2019 Argentina vs Japan Parc des Princes, Paris
14 June 2019
Japan vs Scotland Roazhon Park, Rennes
England vs Argentina Stade Oceane, Le Havre
19 June 2019
Japan vs England Allianz Riviera, Nice
Scotland vs Argentina Parc des Princes, Paris


When is the 2019 Women’s World Cup?

The 2019 World Cup will be held in France.

It will take place between June 7 and July 7, 2019.

The final will take place on Sunday, July 7 and it will be held at Parc Olympique Lyonnais, Lyon.

The Lionesses won the bronze medal in the 2015 Womens World Cup in Canada
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How did the Lionesses do at the 2015 World Cup?

The England side came home with the bronze medal at the 2015 World Cup in Canada after beating Germany 1-0 in extra time.

After being knocked out by Japan in the semi-finals, the Lionesses fought back in the third-place play-off to finish third in the competition.

Which country are the current champions?

The 2015 Women’s World Cup in Canada saw the tournament expand to 24 teams (from 16 in 2011).

The final was between Japan – who knocked out England – and the USA.

Held in Vancouver, the game was a rematch of the 2011 final with the USA coming out 5-2 winners.

This was their first world title in sixteen years and USA became the first team to win three Women’s World Cup finals.