Spain To Play For First Women’s World Cup Championship

AUCKLAND, New Zealand (AP) — Spain will play for its first Women’s World Cup championship after Olga Carmona’s goal in the 89th minute lifted La Roja to a 2-1 victory over Sweden in the Tuesday semifinal.

Spain will play the winner of tournament co-host Australia and England on Sunday in the final in Sydney.

La Roja have a chance to become a first-time World Cup champion.

Ranked seventh in the world by FIFA, Spain’s defeat of second-ranked Sweden makes it the highest-ranked team remaining in the tournament.

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