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FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019 Open Thread

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Heading into the first weekend of the 2019 Women’s World Cup

Germany v China PR: Group B - 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup France Photo by Maja Hitij/Getty Images

The 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup is underway in France and already getting off to a great start. Friday saw the host nation get the opening match against South Korea, where France dominated them 4-0 in Paris.

The French women already picking up where their male counterparts left off in last year’s World Cup. France have a great chance to go quite far in front of their home nation.

Germany kicked off the weekend with an early 1-0 victory over China in Rennes. The lone German goal coming from 19-year-old Giulia Gwinn who scored on a great strike from distance.

There’s still plenty of action to look forward to as well on Saturday. Spain has an upcoming match against South Africa. The day will be completed with a matchup between Norway and Nigeria.

The weekend closes out on Sunday with three more matches on-hand that end quite early in the day. The action starts with Australia taking on Italy. That will be followed by Brazil and Jamaica. The afternoon will be closed out with a United Kingdom battle between England and Scotland.

There’s plenty of action to be had with this year’s Women’s World Cup, and this is just the opening weekend of the tournament. By the looks of the first two matches already, this should be quite a fun summer of women’s soccer on the international stage.