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FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023: Sweden Women - World Cup Records and Stats

Sweden Women, the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2003 runners-up, are among the top challengers for the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023. Here, we are discussing Sweden Women’s key records and stats in the FIFA Women’s World Cup history.

Sandipan Ghosh
Last updated: 22.07.2023
Sweden Women FIFA World Cup Records and Stats

Sweden Women, the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2003 runners-up, are among the top challengers for the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 in Australia and New Zealand. Here, we are talking about Sweden Women’s key records and stats in the FIFA Women’s World Cup history.


The UEFA side Sweden Women appeared in all the previous eight Women’s World Cups. Apart from the runners-up journey in the 2003 edition, the Blue and Yellow also played three WWC semi-finals, including the last edition (2019).

Note: All the records are till FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019.

(Team Records)

Contents

  • Overall records

  • Hosts

  • Best Result

  • Final place in every edition

  • Match records (Top 3)

              >> Biggest winning margins

              >> Biggest losing margins


Sweden Women’s overall records in FIFA Women’s World Cup history


Participation

Matches

Won

Drawn*

Penalty shootout

Lost

Winning %*

Won

Lost

8/8

40

23

5

0

1

12

57.50

(Drawn: including penalty shootout matches; Winning %: excluding penalty shootouts)

Hosts: 1995

Best Result: Runners-up (2003)


Sweden Women’s final place in every FIFA Women’s World Cup


Year

Host(s)

Last position

1991

China

Third Place

1995

Sweden

Quarter-Finals

1999

USA

Quarter-Finals

2003

USA

Runners-up

2007

China

Group Stage

2011

Germany

Third Place

2015

Canada

Round of 16

2019

France

Third Place


Sweden Women’s match records in FIFA Women’s World Cup (Top 3)


Biggest winning margin

Biggest losing margin

8-0 vs Japan Women in 1991 (Group Stage)

4-1 vs Norway Women in 1991 (Semi-Final)

5-1 vs Thailand Women in 2019 (Group Stage)

4-1 vs Germany Women in 2015 (Round of 16)

4-0 vs Germany Women in 1991 (Third Place play-off)

3-1 vs Norway Women in 1999 (Quarter-Final)

 

(Players’ Records)

Contents

  • Most goals

  • Leading goal-scorer in an edition


Most goals for Sweden Women in FIFA Women’s World Cup


Player

Goals

Victoria Svensson

6

Lena Videkull

6

Hanna Ljungberg

5

Pia Sundhage

5

Anneli Andelén

4

Lotta Schelin

4

 

Sweden Women’s leading goal-scorer in a FIFA Women’s World Cup edition

Player

Goals

Year

Lena Videkull

5

1991

Pia Sundhage

4

1991

Anneli Andelén

3

1991

Victoria Svensson

3

2003

Hanna Ljungberg

3

2003

Lisa Dahlkvist

3

2011

Kosovare Asllani

3

2019

 

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