The Spainish ladies, La Rojas defeated the Lionesses of England 1-0 to win the Women’s World Cup for the first time in the final on Sunday. Captain Olga Carmona scored in the 29th minute in the first half dazzling in from the left after England unavoidable lost possession in midfield.
Spain countered quickly to take advantage in the clash at Stadium Australia, Spain were awarded a penalty shortly after the hour mark for a handball by midfielder Keira Walsh. However, goalkeeper Mary Earps saved Jennifer Hermoso’s spot kick by diving to her left.
As pressure mounts on the Lionesses, coach Sarina Wiegman made a number of changes, including bringing on forward Lauren James, but they could not find an equaliser as Spain clung on to win their first major title.
The 2023 tournament belongs to La Roja as Ivana Andres receives the trophy from Gianni Infantino and holds it with joy and unreserved display of fulfilment.
FIFA Women’s World Cup page on Twitter (X) made a bold display of La Rojas immediately;