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The Lowdown on Germany


 

ALL ABOUT GERMANY

FIFA Women’s World Cup Ranking: 3
Prior Women’s World Cup Final Appearances: 3 – 1991 (4th), 1995 (2nd), 1999 (8th).
Overall Record in WWC: 13-5-2
Record vs. U.S.: 3-12-2 (17GF, 41GA)
European Champions: 1989,1991, 1995,1997, 2001

QUICK NOTES

  • Germany has scored 20 goals in their first four games of the Women’s World Cup, averaging five goals a game.
  • Before dominating Group C at the Women’s World Cup, the Germans rolled through its qualifying group, winning all six of its matches by a dominating 30-1 margin.
  • Forward Birgit Prinz is one of the world’s best strikers and played for the Carolina Courage.
  • Germany had a lead on the U.S. twice during their quarterfinal match in the 1999 Women’s World Cup, before falling to the eventual champions.

GERMANY’S PATH TO THE SEMIFINALS

Women’s World Cup - Group C
Date         Opponent   Result   Venue
Sept. 20   Canada       4-1       Crew Stadium – Columbus, Ohio
Sept. 24   Japan         3-0       Crew Stadium – Columbus, Ohio
Sept. 27   Argentina    6-1       RFK Stadium – Washington, D.C.
Oct. 2      Russia        7-1       PGE Park – Portland, Ore.

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