2003 FIFA Women's World Cup knockout stage

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The knockout stage of the 2003 FIFA Women's World Cup was the second and final stage of the 2003 FIFA Women's World Cup in the United States. It began on 1 October 2003 and ended with the final at the Home Depot Center, Carson, California on 12 October 2003. Germany, China, Norway, Brazil, Canada, Russia, Sweden, and defending champions United States. Canada, Germany, Sweden and the United States made it to the semi-finals. Sweden beat Canada 2–1 to reach the final, while Germany overcame the host country 3–0. The United States beat its neighbors for third place, and Germany beat Sweden 2–1 in the final in extra time. [1]

2003 FIFA Womens World Cup 2003 edition of the FIFA Womens World Cup

The 2003 FIFA Women's World Cup, the fourth edition of the FIFA Women's World Cup, was held in the United States and won by Germany. They won their first women's world title and became the first country to win both men's and women's World Cup. The men's team had won the World Cup three times at the time.

Carson, California City in California, United States

Carson is a city in Los Angeles County, California, located 13 miles (21 km) south of downtown Los Angeles and approximately 14 miles away from the Los Angeles International Airport. Incorporated on February 20, 1968, Carson is the newest municipality in the South Bay region of Metropolitan Los Angeles. As of the 2010 census, it had a population of 91,714.

Germany womens national football team womens national association football team representing Germany

The Germany women's national football team is governed by the German Football Association (DFB).

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All times listed below are in American time (EDT/UTC−4, PDT/UTC–7).

Eastern Time Zone time zone observing UTC−05:00 during standard time and UTC−04:00 during daylight saving time

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Qualified teams

GroupWinnersRunners-up
A Flag of the United States.svg  United States Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden
B Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil Flag of Norway.svg  Norway
C Flag of Germany.svg  Germany Flag of Canada.svg  Canada
D Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China PR Flag of Russia.svg  Russia

Bracket

 
Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
 
          
 
1 October – Foxborough
 
 
Flag of the United States.svg  United States 1
 
5 October – Portland
 
Flag of Norway.svg  Norway 0
 
Flag of the United States.svg  United States 0
 
2 October – Portland
 
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany 3
 
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany 7
 
12 October – Carson
 
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia 1
 
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany (aet)2
 
1 October – Boston
 
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden 1
 
Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil 1
 
5 October – Portland
 
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden 2
 
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden 2
 
2 October – Portland
 
Flag of Canada.svg  Canada 1 Third Place
 
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China PR 0
 
12 October – Carson
 
Flag of Canada.svg  Canada 1
 
Flag of the United States.svg  United States 3
 
 
Flag of Canada.svg  Canada 1
 

Quarter-finals

United States vs Norway

United States  Flag of the United States.svg1–0Flag of Norway.svg  Norway
Wambach Soccerball shade.svg 24' Report
GK1 Briana Scurry
DF3 Christie Rampone
DF14 Joy Fawcett
DF4 Cat Whitehill
DF15 Kate Markgraf
MF13 Kristine Lilly
MF7 Shannon Boxx
MF11 Julie Foudy (c)Sub off.svg 81'
FW12 Cindy Parlow Sub off.svg 72'
FW9 Mia Hamm
FW20 Abby Wambach
Substitutions:
FW16 Tiffeny Milbrett Sub on.svg 72'
DF2 Kylie Bivens Sub on.svg 81'
Manager:
April Heinrichs
GK1 Bente Nordby Yellow card.svg 66'
DF2 Brit Sandaune
DF3 Ane Stangeland Horpestad
DF4 Monica Knudsen
DF7 Trine Rønning Sub off.svg 24'
DF14 Dagny Mellgren (c)
DF15 Marit Fiane Christensen Sub off.svg 77'
MF10 Unni Lehn  Yellow card.svg 80'Sub off.svg 84'
MF8 Solveig Gulbrandsen
MF20 Lise Klaveness Yellow card.svg 75'
FW11 Marianne Pettersen
Substitutions:
FW9 Anita Rapp Sub on.svg 24'
FW17 Linda Ørmen Sub on.svg 77'
MF6 Hege Riise Yellow card.svg 86' Sub on.svg 84'
Manager:
Åge Steen

Player of the Match:
Flag of Norway.svg Bente Nordby (Norway) [2]

Assistant referees:
Flag of Switzerland.svg Elke Lüthi (Switzerland)
Flag of France.svg Nelly Viennot (France)
Fourth official:
Flag of Australia.svg Tammy Ogston (Australia)

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Swiss Football Association governing body of association football in Switzerland

The Swiss Football Association is the governing body of football in Switzerland. It organizes the football league, the Swiss Football League and the Switzerland national football team. It is based in Bern.

Nelly Viennot is a French football referee. An international woman's referee since 1995, she served as an assistant referee in the 2003 FIFA Women's World Cup.

Brazil vs Sweden

Brazil  Flag of Brazil.svg1–2Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden
Marta Soccerball shade.svg 44' (pen.) Report Svensson Soccerball shade.svg 23'
Andersson Soccerball shade.svg 53'
Gillette Stadium, Foxborough
Attendance: 25,103
Referee: Zhang Dongqing (China PR)
GK1 Andréia
DF3Juliana (c)Yellow card.svg 52'
DF4 Tânia
MF5 Renata Costa
MF18 Daniela Yellow card.svg 37'
MF16 Maycon
MF17 Kátia
FW14 Rosana
FW2 Simone Sub off.svg 58'
FW7 Formiga Sub off.svg 81'
FW10 Marta
Substitutions:
FW11 Cristiane Sub on.svg 58'
FW9KellySub on.svg 81'
Manager:
Paulo Gonçalves
GK12 Sofia Lundgren Yellow card.svg 43'
DF4 Hanna Marklund
DF2 Karolina Westberg
DF3 Jane Törnqvist
DF7 Sara Larsson Sub off.svg 90'
DF18 Frida Östberg
MF9 Malin Andersson Sub off.svg 72'
MF6 Malin Moström (c)
MF17 Anna Sjöström Yellow card.svg 15'
FW10 Hanna Ljungberg
FW11 Victoria Svensson
Substitutes:
MF15 Therese Sjögran Sub on.svg 72'
DF19Sara CallSub on.svg 90'
Manager:
Marika Domanski-Lyfors

Player of the Match:
Flag of Sweden.svg Malin Moström (Sweden) [3]

Assistant referees:
Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg Liu Hsiu-mei (Chinese Taipei)
Flag of Japan.svg Hisae Yoshizawa (Japan)
Fourth official:
Flag of Australia.svg Tammy Ogston (Australia)

Liu Hsiu-mei is a Taiwanese football referee and former player. She was the winner of AFC Assistant Referee of the Year in 2007.

Chinese Taipei Football Association

Chinese Taipei Football Association (CTFA) is the governing body for football in the Republic of China. Its official name in Chinese is the Football Association of the Republic of China, but it is billed as the "Chinese Taipei Football Association" abroad and uses the English initials on its badge.

Japan Football Association sports governing body

The Japan Football Association or Japan FA is the governing body responsible for the administration of football in Japan. It is responsible for the national team as well as club competitions.

Germany vs Russia

Germany  Flag of Germany.svg7–1Flag of Russia.svg  Russia
Müller Soccerball shade.svg 25'
Minnert Soccerball shade.svg 57'
Wunderlich Soccerball shade.svg 60'
Garefrekes Soccerball shade.svg 62', 85'
Prinz Soccerball shade.svg 80', 89'
Report Danilova Soccerball shade.svg 70'
PGE Park, Portland
Attendance: 20,021
Referee: Im Eun-Ju (South Korea)
GK1 Silke Rottenberg
DF2 Kerstin Stegemann
DF13 Sandra Minnert
DF19 Stefanie Gottschlich
DF17 Ariane Hingst
MF10 Bettina Wiegmann (c)Sub off.svg 66'
MF18 Kerstin Garefrekes
MF6 Renate Lingor Sub off.svg 82'
FW14 Maren Meinert
FW11 Martina Müller Sub off.svg 57'
FW9 Birgit Prinz
Substitutions:
MF7 Pia Wunderlich  Yellow card.svg 66' Sub on.svg 57'
DF4 Nia Künzer Sub on.svg 66'
MF16 Viola Odebrecht Sub on.svg 82'
Manager:
Tina Theune-Meyer
GK12 Alla Volkova
DF2Tatiana Zaytseva
DF3Marina Burakova (c)
DF4 Marina Saenko
DF5Vera Stroukova
MF6Galina Komarova
MF7 Tatiana Egorova Sub off.svg 75'
MF15 Tatyana Skotnikova
MF8 Alexandra Svetlitskaya  Sub off.svg 34'
FW10 Natalia Barbashina
FW11 Olga Letyushova Sub off.svg 46'
Substitutions:
MF19Elena DenchtchikSub on.svg 34'
FW17 Elena Danilova Sub on.svg 46'
DF16 Marina Kolomiets Sub on.svg 75'
Manager:
Yuri Bistritskiy

Player of the Match:
Flag of Germany.svg Birgit Prinz (Germany) [4]

Assistant referees:
Flag of South Korea.svg Choi Soo-Jin (South Korea)
Flag of Romania.svg Irina Mirt (Romania)
Fourth official:
Flag of Finland.svg Katriina Elovirta (Finland)

Korea Football Association sports governing body

The Korea Football Association is the governing body of football in South Korea. Park Seung-bin was the very first President of the KFA, charged with the task of promoting and spreading organised football in the Korea. The budget for 2011 was ₩103,123,529,503.

Romanian Football Federation association football governing body in Romania

The Romanian Football Federation is Romania's football governing body. It organizes the Romania national football team and most of the Romanian football competitions. Based in the capital city of Bucharest, it has been affiliated to FIFA since 1923 and to UEFA since 1955.

Football Association of Finland sports governing body in Finland

The Football Association of Finland is the governing body of football in Finland. It was founded in Helsinki on 19 May 1907.

China vs Canada

China PR  Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg0–1Flag of Canada.svg  Canada
Report Hooper Soccerball shade.svg 7'
PGE Park, Portland
Attendance: 20,021
Referee: Kari Seitz (United States)
GK1 Han Wenxia
DF3 Li Jie
DF5 Fan Yunjie
DF20 Wang Liping
DF16 Liu Yali Sub off.svg 82'
MF11 Pu Wei
MF6 Zhao Lihong Sub off.svg 58'
MF10 Liu Ying Sub off.svg 65'
FW14 Bi Yan
FW7 Bai Jie
FW9 Sun Wen (c)
Substitutions:
MF15 Ren Liping Sub on.svg 58'
MF8 Zhang Ouying Sub on.svg 65'
FW13 Teng Wei  Yellow card.svg 90+2' Sub on.svg 82'
Manager:
Ma Liangxing
GK20 Taryn Swiatek
DF6 Sharolta Nonen
DF18Tanya Dennis
DF7 Isabelle Morneau Sub off.svg 14'
MF5 Andrea Neil Yellow card.svg 53'
MF16 Brittany Timko
MF13 Diana Matheson
MF15 Kara Lang  Yellow card.svg 42' Sub off.svg 90'
MF2 Christine Latham Sub off.svg 73'
FW10 Charmaine Hooper (c) Yellow card.svg 76'
FW12 Christine Sinclair
Substitutions:
FW17 Silvana Burtini Sub on.svg 12'
MF9 Rhian Wilkinson Sub on.svg 73'
MF8 Kristina Kiss Sub on.svg 90'
Manager:
Flag of Norway.svg Even Pellerud

Player of the Match:
Flag of Canada.svg Charmaine Hooper (Canada) [5]

Charmaine Elizabeth Hooper is a former soccer striker who played for the Canadian women's national team. She scored 71 international goals in 128 caps. At club level Hooper played professionally in the United States, Norway, Italy and Japan.

Assistant referees:
Flag of the United States.svg Karalee Sutton (United States)
Flag of the United States.svg Sharon Wheeler (United States)
Fourth official:
Flag of Finland.svg Katriina Elovirta (Finland)

Semi-finals

United States vs Germany

United States  Flag of the United States.svg0–3Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
Report Garefrekes Soccerball shade.svg 15'
Meinert Soccerball shade.svg 90+1'
Prinz Soccerball shade.svg 90+3'
PGE Park, Portland
Attendance: 27,623
Referee: Sonia Denoncourt (Canada)
GK1 Briana Scurry
DF2 Kylie Bivens Sub off.svg 70'
DF14 Joy Fawcett
DF4 Cat Whitehill
DF15 Kate Markgraf
MF13 Kristine Lilly
MF7 Shannon Boxx
MF11 Julie Foudy (c)
FW12 Cindy Parlow Sub off.svg 52'
FW9 Mia Hamm
FW20 Abby Wambach
Substitutions:
MF10 Aly Wagner Sub on.svg 52'
FW16 Tiffeny Milbrett Sub on.svg 70'
Manager:
April Heinrichs
GK1 Silke Rottenberg
DF2 Kerstin Stegemann
DF13 Sandra Minnert
DF19 Stefanie Gottschlich
DF17 Ariane Hingst
MF10 Bettina Wiegmann (c)
MF18 Kerstin Garefrekes
MF6 Renate Lingor
MF7 Pia Wunderlich
FW14 Maren Meinert
FW9 Birgit Prinz
Manager:
Tina Theune-Meyer

Player of the Match:
Flag of Germany.svg Silke Rottenberg (Germany) [6]

Assistant referees:
Flag of Canada.svg Denise Robinson (Canada)
Flag of Trinidad and Tobago.svg Lynda Bramble (Trinidad and Tobago)
Fourth official:
Flag of Romania.svg Cristina Ionescu (Romania)

Sweden vs Canada

Sweden  Flag of Sweden.svg2–1Flag of Canada.svg  Canada
Moström Soccerball shade.svg 79'
Öqvist Soccerball shade.svg 86'
Report Lang Soccerball shade.svg 64'
PGE Park, Portland
Attendance: 27,623
Referee: Katriina Elovirta (Finland)
GK1 Caroline Jönsson
DF4 Hanna Marklund
DF2 Karolina Westberg
DF3 Jane Törnqvist Yellow card.svg 64'
DF5 Kristin Bengtsson Sub off.svg 75'
DF18 Frida Östberg
MF9 Malin Andersson (c)Sub off.svg 70'
MF6 Malin Moström
MF17 Anna Sjöström Sub off.svg 70'
FW10 Hanna Ljungberg
FW11 Victoria Svensson
Substitutes:
FW20 Josefine Öqvist Sub on.svg 70'
MF15 Therese Sjögran Sub on.svg 70'
MF13 Sara Johansson Sub on.svg 75'
Manager:
Marika Domanski-Lyfors
GK20 Taryn Swiatek
DF6 Sharolta Nonen
DF18Tanya Dennis
MF5 Andrea Neil
MF16 Brittany Timko
MF13 Diana Matheson
MF15 Kara Lang
MF2 Christine Latham Sub off.svg 74'
FW17 Silvana Burtini Sub off.svg 55'
FW10 Charmaine Hooper (c)
FW12 Christine Sinclair
Substitutions:
MF8 Kristina Kiss Sub on.svg 55'
MF9 Rhian Wilkinson Sub on.svg 74'
Manager:
Flag of Norway.svg Even Pellerud

Player of the Match:
Flag of Sweden.svg Victoria Svensson (Sweden) [7]

Assistant referees:
Flag of Finland.svg Emilia Parviainen (Finland)
Ulster Banner.svg Andi Regan (Northern Ireland)
Fourth official:
Flag of Australia.svg Tammy Ogston (Australia)

Third place play-off

The third place game. Wambach 2003.jpg
The third place game.

United States vs Canada

United States  Flag of the United States.svg3–1Flag of Canada.svg  Canada
Lilly Soccerball shade.svg 22'
Boxx Soccerball shade.svg 51'
Milbrett Soccerball shade.svg 80'
Report Sinclair Soccerball shade.svg 38'
The Home Depot Center, Carson
Attendance: 25,253
Referee: Tammy Ogston (Australia)
GK1 Briana Scurry
DF3 Christie Rampone
DF14 Joy Fawcett
DF4 Cat Whitehill
DF15 Kate Markgraf Sub off.svg 84'
MF13 Kristine Lilly
MF7 Shannon Boxx
MF11 Julie Foudy (c)Sub off.svg 78'
FW12 Cindy Parlow Sub off.svg 43'
FW9 Mia Hamm
FW20 Abby Wambach
Substitutions:
FW16 Tiffeny Milbrett Sub on.svg 43'
DF2 Kylie Bivens Sub on.svg 78'
FW8 Shannon MacMillan  Sub on.svg 84'
Manager:
April Heinrichs
GK20 Taryn Swiatek
DF6 Sharolta Nonen
MF8 Kristina Kiss
DF4 Sasha Andrews Sub off.svg 84'
MF5 Andrea Neil Sub off.svg 90'
MF16 Brittany Timko
MF13 Diana Matheson
MF15 Kara Lang Yellow card.svg 65' Sub off.svg 89'
MF2 Christine Latham
FW10 Charmaine Hooper (c) Yellow card.svg 76'
FW12 Christine Sinclair
Substitutions:
DF7 Isabelle Morneau Sub on.svg 84'
MF9 Rhian Wilkinson Sub on.svg 89'
MF14 Carmelina Moscato Sub on.svg 90'
Manager:
Flag of Norway.svg Even Pellerud

Player of the Match:
Flag of the United States.svg Shannon Boxx (United States) [8]

Assistant referees:
Flag of Australia.svg Airlie Keen (Australia)
Flag of Australia.svg Jacqueline Leleu (Australia)
Fourth official:
Flag of Finland.svg Katriina Elovirta (Finland)

Final

Germany vs Sweden

Germany  Flag of Germany.svg2–1 (a.e.t.)Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden
Meinert Soccerball shade.svg 46'
Künzer Soccerball shade gold.svg 98'
Report Ljungberg Soccerball shade.svg 41'
The Home Depot Center, Carson
Attendance: 26,137
Referee: Cristina Ionescu (Romania)
GK1 Silke Rottenberg
DF2 Kerstin Stegemann
DF13 Sandra Minnert
DF19 Stefanie Gottschlich
DF17 Ariane Hingst
MF10 Bettina Wiegmann (c)
MF18 Kerstin Garefrekes Sub off.svg 76'
MF6 Renate Lingor
MF7 Pia Wunderlich Sub off.svg 88'
FW14 Maren Meinert
FW9 Birgit Prinz
Substitutions:
FW11 Martina Müller Sub on.svg 76'
DF4 Nia Künzer Sub on.svg 88'
Manager:
Tina Theune-Meyer
GK1 Caroline Jönsson
DF4 Hanna Marklund
DF2 Karolina Westberg
DF3 Jane Törnqvist
DF7 Sara Larsson Sub off.svg 53'
DF18 Frida Östberg
MF9 Malin Andersson Sub off.svg 70'
MF6 Malin Moström (c)
MF17 Anna Sjöström Sub off.svg 53'
FW10 Hanna Ljungberg
FW11 Victoria Svensson
Substitutes:
MF15 Therese Sjögran Sub on.svg 53'
MF14 Linda Fagerström Sub on.svg 53'
DF5 Kristin Bengtsson Sub on.svg 70'
Manager:
Marika Domanski-Lyfors

Player of the Match:
Flag of Germany.svg Bettina Wiegmann (Germany) [9]

Assistant referees:
Flag of Romania.svg Irina Mirt (Romania)
Flag of Poland.svg Katarzyna Nadolska (Poland)
Fourth official:
Flag of Canada.svg Sonia Denoncourt (Canada)

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