The FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 has seen some veteran goalscorers like Alexandra Popp and Jill Roord continue finding the net while new stars like Linda Caicedo has also emerged in what is the biggest edition of the tournament so far.
The tournament saw eight debutants, with Morocco making a historic run into the round of 16 in its very first appearance in the World Cup. With the four countries to ever win the tournament, Norway, Japan, Germany and the United States of America, already out, the final at Stadium Australia in Sydney will see a new World Champion after 12 years.
England beat co-host Australia 3-1 in the second semifinal while Spain pipped Sweden to reach its first-ever WWC final. Ahead of the final, here is a list of all the FIFA Women’s World Cup records in this edition:
- Hinata Miyazawa, Japan — 5
- Amanda Ilestedt, Sweden — 4
- Kadidiatou Diani, France — 4
- Jill Roord, Netherlands — 4
- Alexandra Popp, Germany — 4
- Eugénie Le Sommer, France — 3
- Hayley Raso, Australia — 3
- Alba Maria Redondo Ferrer, Spain — 3
- Aitana Bonmati, Spain — 3
- Jennifer Hermoso Fuentes, Spain — 3
- Lauren James, England — 3
- Lauren Hemp, England — 3
- Salma Paralluelo, Spain — 2
- Alessia Russo, England — 2
Three goalkeepers remained in the race for the Golden Glove until the semifinal, with two of them proving instrumental to helps their sides win games on penalties.
Zecira Musovic of Sweden stepped up between the sticks against defending champion USA, knocking it out of the tournament while Mackenzie Arnold of Australia ensured France was sent packing in the quarterfinals.
Though both if their journeys ended in the semis, here’s how the race for Golden Glove looks at the moment:
- Mackenzie Arnold (6 games, 4 clean sheets)
- Mary Earps (6 games, 3 clean sheets)
- Zećira Mušović (4 games, 2 clean sheets)
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