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

The record four-time FIFA Women’s World Cup winners, USA Women, are undoubtedly among the favourites for the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023. Here, we are discussing USA Women’s key records and stats in the FIFA Women’s World Cup history.

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

The record four-time FIFA Women’s World Cup winners, United States (USA) Women, are undoubtedly among the favourites for the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023. Here, we are talking about USA Women’s key records and stats in the FIFA Women’s World Cup history.


Apart from winning the inaugural (1991) and third editions (1999) of the FIFA Women’s World Cup, USA Women also reached the last three Finals, including winning the last two FIFA Women’s World Cups (2015 and 2019). The Stars and Stripes are now looking for their third successive Women’s World Cup trophy in Australia and New Zealand.

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


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


Participation

Matches

Won

Drawn*

Penalty shootout

Lost

Winning %*

Won

Lost

8/8

50

40

6

2

1

4

80.00

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

Hosts: 1999 and 2003

Best Result: Champions (1991, 1999, 2015 and 2019)


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


Year

Host(s)

Last position

1991

China

Champions

1995

Sweden

Third Place

1999

USA

Champions

2003

USA

Third Place

2007

China

Third Place

2011

Germany

Runners-up

2015

Canada

Champions

2019

France

Champions


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


Biggest winning margin

Biggest losing margin

13-0 vs Thailand Women in 2019 (Group Stage)

3-0 vs Germany Women in 2003 (Semi-Final)

7-0 vs Chinese Taipei Women in 1991 (Quarter-Final)

3-1 vs Canada Women in 2003 (Third Place Play-off)

7-1 vs Nigeria Women in 1999 (Group Stage)

2-1 vs Sweden Women in 2011 (Group Stage)

 

(Players’ Records)

Contents

  • Most goals

  • Leading goal-scorer in an edition

  • Hat-tricks


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


Player

Goals

Abby Wambach

14

Michelle Akers

12

Carli Lloyd

10

Alex Morgan

9

Megan Rapinoe

9

 

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


Player

Goals

Year

Michelle Akers

10

1991

Carin Jennings

6

1991

Abby Wambach

6

2007

Carli Lloyd

6

2015

Alex Morgan

6

2019

Megan Rapinoe

6

2019

 

USA Women’s hat-tricks in a FIFA Women’s World Cup match


5 goals: Michelle Akers vs Chinese Taipei Women in 1991 (Quarter-Final)

3 goals: Carin Jennings vs Germany Women in 1991 (Semi-Final)

3 goals: Carli Lloyd vs Japan Women in 2015 (Final)

5 goals: Alex Morgan vs Thailand Women in 2019 (Group Stage)

 

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