Luck of the Women’s World Cup draw? How the top teams fared

Alex Morgan and the USWNT will look to defend their title for the first time in its history.
How did some of the top contenders for the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup fare in Saturday's draw? Our experts break it down:

United States (Group F)

        ESPN's Julie Foudy explains why she is happy the USWNT will face Sweden in the group stage despite the Americans losing to them in the quarterfinals of the 2016 Olympics. 

This starts out as a dream draw, even with the Americans facing Sweden for a fifth straight World Cup and after the Swedes eliminated them from the 2016 Olympics. But Thailand was the Pot C team that every contender wanted, and Chile looked overmatched in two recent meetings. The USWNT also only needs to travel about 200 miles in the group, will…

from ESPN FC News


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