Spain were the first to book a spot, defeating Sweden in the first semifinal, then England eliminated tournament co-hosts Australia, with each winning side now looking to win its first World Cup title.
On the night, Olga Carmona's first-half finished proved to be the difference. Mary Earps denied Jennifer Hermoso from the penalty spot to give England a chance at fighting back into the match, but the Lionesses just couldn't generate the scoring chances they needed. And so Spain take home their first-ever Women's World Cup crown, and deservedly so.
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