Women’s World Cup 2023: Fixtures, and full match schedule for knockout stages (2024)

England are into the final of a Women’s World Cup for the first time after beating co-hosts Australia 3-1 in Sydney.

Sarina Wiegman’s European champions will take on Spain after they saw off Sweden on Tuesday.

The winner on Sunday will become first-time World Cup champions.

Remaining knockout fixtures at the Fifa Women’s World Cup 2023

(Times local/UK/EST)

Tuesday, August 15

  • Semi-final 1, Spain 2 Sweden 1

Wednesday, August 16

  • Semi-final 2, Australia 1 England 3

Saturday, August 19

  • Third-place play-off, Brisbane Stadium, Brisbane, 6pm/9am/4am (ITV)

Sunday, August 20

  • Final, Stadium Australia, Sydney, 8pm/11am/6am (ITV & BBC)

Completed knockout fixtures

Saturday, August 5

Sunday, August 6

  • Round of 16: Netherlands 2 South Africa 0
  • Round of 16: Sweden 0 United States 0; Sweden win 5-4 on pens

Monday, August 7

  • Round of 16: England 0 Nigeria 0; England win 4-2 on penalties
  • Round of 16: Australia 2 Denmark 0

Tuesday, August 8

  • Round of 16: Colombia 1 Jamaica 0
  • Round of 16: France 4 Morocco 0

Friday, August 11

  • Quarter-final 1, Spain 2 Netherlands 1
  • Quarter-final 2, Japan 1 Sweden 2

Saturday, August 12

  • Quarter-final 3, Australia 0 France 0; Australia win 7-6 on penalties
  • Quarter-final 4, England 2 Colombia 1

Group-stage results in full

Thursday, July 20

  • New Zealand 1 Norway 0, Group A, Eden Park, Auckland
  • Australia 1 Ireland 0, Group B, Stadium Australia, Sydney

Friday, July 21

  • Nigeria 0 Canada 0, Group B, Melbourne Rectangular Stadium, Melbourne
  • Philippines 0 Switzerland 2, Group A, Dunedin Stadium, Dunedin
  • Spain 3 Costa Rica 0, Group C, Wellington Regional Stadium, Wellington

Saturday, July 22

  • USA 3 Vietnam 0, Group E, Eden Park, Auckland
  • Zambia 0 Japan 5, Group C, Waikato Stadium, Hamilton
  • England 1 Haiti 0, Group D, Brisbane Stadium, Brisbane
  • Denmark 1 China 0, Group D, Perth Rectangular Stadium, Perth

Sunday, July 23

  • Sweden 2 South Africa 1, Group G, Wellington Regional Stadium, Wellington
  • Netherlands 1 Portugal 0, Group E, Dunedin Stadium, Dunedin
  • France 0 Jamaica 0, Group F, Sydney Football Stadium, Sydney

Monday, July 24

  • Italy 1 Argentina 0, Group G, Eden Park, Auckland
  • Germany 6 Morocco 0, Group H, Melbourne Rectangular Stadium, Melbourne
  • Brazil 4 vs Panama 0, Group F, Hindmarsh Stadium, Adelaide

Tuesday, July 25

  • Colombia 2 South Korea 0, Group H, Sydney Football Stadium, Sydney
  • New Zealand 0 Philippines 1, Group A, Wellington Regional Stadium, Wellington
  • Switzerland 0 Norway 0, Group A, Waikato Stadium, Hamilton

Wednesday, July 26

  • Japan 2 Costa Rica 0, Group C, Dunedin Stadium, Dunedin
  • Spain 5 Zambia 0, Group C, Eden Park, Auckland
  • Canada 2 Ireland 1, Group B, Perth Rectangular Stadium, Perth

Thursday, July 27

  • USA 1 Netherlands 1, Group E, Wellington Regional Stadium
  • Portugal 2 Vietnam 0, Group E, Waikato Stadium, Hamilton
  • Australia 2 Nigeria 3, Group B, Brisbane Stadium, Brisbane

Friday, July 28

  • Argentina 2 South Africa 2, Group G, Dunedin Stadium, Dunedin
  • England 1 Denmark 0, Group D, Sydney Football Stadium, Sydney
  • China 1 Haiti 0 , Group D, Hindmarsh Stadium, Adelaide

Saturday, July 29

  • Sweden 5 Italy 0, Group G, Wellington Regional Stadium, Wellington
  • France 2 Brazil 1, Group F, Brisbane Stadium, Brisbane
  • Panama 0 Jamaica 1, Group F, Perth Rectangular Stadium, Perth

Sunday, July 30

  • South Korea 0 Morocco 1, Group H, Hindmarsh Stadium
  • Norway 6 Philippines 0, Group A, Eden Park, Auckland
  • Switzerland 0 New Zealand 0, Group A, Dunedin
  • Germany 1 Colombia 2, Group H, Sydney Football Stadium, Sydney

Monday, July 31

  • Costa Rica 1 Zambia 3, Group C, Waikato Stadium, Hamilton
  • Japan 4 Spain 0, Group C, Wellington Regional Stadium, Wellington
  • Canada 0 Australia 4, Group B, Melbourne Rectangular Stadium, Melbourne
  • Ireland 0 Nigeria 0, Group B, Brisbane Stadium, Brisbane

Tuesday, August 1

  • Portugal 0 USA 0, Group E, Eden Park, Auckland
  • Vietnam 0 Netherlands 7, Group E, Dunedin Stadium, Dunedin
  • Haiti 0 Denmark 2, Group D, Perth Rectangular Stadium, Perth
  • China 1 England 6, Group D, Hindmarsh Stadium, Adelaide

Wednesday, August 2

  • South Africa 3 Italy 2, Group G, Wellington Regional Stadium
  • Argentina 0 Sweden 2, Group G, Waikato Stadium, Hamilton
  • Panama 3 France 6, Group F, Sydney Football Stadium, Sydney
  • Jamaica 0 Brazil 0, Group F, Melbourne Rectangular Stadium

Thursday, August 3

  • South Korea 1 Germany 1, Group H, Brisbane Stadium
  • Morocco 1 Colombia 0, Group H, Perth Rectangular Stadium

How did the groups finish?

  • Group A
    Switzerland
    Norway
    New Zealand
    Philippines
  • Group B
    Australia
    Nigeria
    Canada
    Republic of Ireland
  • Group C
    Japan
    Spain
    Zambia
    Costa Rica
  • Group D
    England
    Denmark
    China
    Haiti
  • Group E
    Netherlands
    United States
    Portugal
    Vietnam
  • Group F
    France
    Jamaica
    Brazil
    Panama
  • Group G
    Sweden
    South Africa
    Italy
    Argentina
  • Group H
    Colombia
    Morocco
    Germany
    South Korea

Where is the World Cup taking place?

The tournament is being jointly hosted by Australia and New Zealand, who beat Colombia to win the vote. Venues include those that will be well known to rugby fans, such as Eden Park (Auckland), Suncorp Stadium (Brisbane) and Stadium Australia (Sydney).

Women’s World Cup stadiums: Your guide to the venues

Hindmarsh Stadium, Adelaide

Tournament capacity: 13,327
Home to professional football sideAdelaide United who play in the A-League, Hindmarsh Stadium was one of the venues chosen to host preliminary matches for the men’s football atthe Sydney Olympics in 2000.

Eden Park, Auckland

Tournament capacity: 40,536
Used primarily for rugby union in winter and cricket in summer, Eden Park hosted the opening match of the tournament between co-hosts New Zealand and Norway.

Brisbane Stadium, Brisbane

Tournament capacity: 46,851
Lang Park, also known as Brisbane Football Stadium, opened in 1914, on the site of the former North Brisbane Cemetery, and in its early days was home to multiple different sports, including cycling, athletics, and soccer. Has hosted several matches during the tournament, and matches at the 2032 Olympics.

Dunedin Stadium, Dunedin

Tournament capacity: 24,243
The ‘Glasshouse’ – as it is nicknamed – is located in Logan Park, Dunedin, and is the only fully roofed, natural turf stadium in the world.It uses this remarkable feature to collect rainwater that is used to irrigate the pitch grass.

Waikato Stadium, Hamilton

Tournament capacity: 16,271
Opened in 1925, the Waikato Stadium, which is a major sporting and cultural venue in Hamilton,hosted five group games with Argentina, Costa Rica, Japan, Norway, Portugal, Sweden, Switzerland, Vietnam and Zambia all featuring.

Melbourne Rectangular Stadium, Melbourne

Tournament capacity: 24,870
Having previously been used for rugby league Four Nations matches in 2010 and 2014 and the 2017 Rugby League World Cup, the Melbourne Rectangular Stadium, hosted group games and two Round of 16 ties.

Perth Rectangular Stadium, Perth

Tournament capacity:13,932
The stadiumhosted five Women’s World Cup group games, kicking off with the Group D battle between Denmark and Asian champions China. Republic of Ireland also played here, against Olympic champions Canada in Group B.

Stadium Australia, Sydney

Tournament capacity: 69,314
The jewel in the crown of Australian football grounds, the stadium hosted Australia’s opening match of the tournament against Republic of Ireland. Three further knock-out ties were played here, as will the final be on August 20.

Sydney Football Stadium, Sydney

Tournament capacity: 38,841
Having hosted men’s and women’s football for more than three decades, the stadium hosted six matches, including five group games and a knock-out tie.

Wellington Regional Stadium, Wellington

Tournament capacity: 31,089
Nicknamed ‘The Cake Tin’ by locals, the ground was the first bowl-style stadium in the country offering more space for large crowds, such as cricket fans who go to the venue for one-day international cricket matches.

How to get tickets

Tickets for multi-match packages are available from just $20 AUD/NZD for adults and $10 AUD/NZD for children.

Who were the defending champions?

United States, who beat the Netherlands in Lyon in 2019. The United States were knocked out by Sweden in a penalty shoot-out.

What ball is being used at the tournament?

The official ball uses the same technology that was deployed during 2022’s men’s tournament in Qatar, to send Var officials real-time data to contribute to semi-automated offside decisions.

The ball, created by Adidas and named ‘OCEAUNZ’, contains a motion sensor powered by a rechargeable battery, which can be charged by induction and is suspended in the centre of the ball.

“Adidas has created an iconic [ball] that reflects diversity, inclusivity and togetherness, fitting themes for the first-ever Fifa Women’s World Cup to be co-hosted by two different countries from different confederations,” Fifa’s secretary general Fatma Samoura said. “This edition of the tournament will be extremely special.”

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  • Spain 10/11
  • England 4/5

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