USA Successfully Defends World Cup Title

July 7, 2019
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Megan Rapinoe of the United States celebrates her winning goal in the World Cup final with teammates after scoring in the 61st minute against the Netherlands on Sunday in Lyon, France. The Americans won 2-0 for their fourth overall title. (Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Match completed Sunday:

🇺🇸 USA 2 🇳🇱 NED 0
4 players had match winner correct
2 players (John, Wes) had match score correct

Congratulations to Wes upon his win in our game, earning perfect scores in the final two rounds to secure the title. Michael is our runner-up and wins the second prize available.

I hope all players enjoyed this Women’s World Cup Prediction Challenge! and the chance to match wits with other football fans! Thank you for playing! ~ Michael

For download (PDF): FIFA Women’s World Cup Prediction Challenge! 2019 Final

Overall
🥇 Wes Zetaruk 371
🥈 Michael Poplawski 321
3 John Lo 252
4 Virginia Rego 248
5 Logan Zetaruk 184
Final
1 Wes Zetaruk 100
John Lo 100
3 Michael Poplawski 70
Virginia Rego 70
5  Logan Zetaruk 5
Third Place Game (Tiebreaker)
Points not included in overall score
1 Wes Zetaruk 20
Michael Poplawski 20
Logan Zetaruk 20
Virginia Rego 20
John Lo 20
Semi-finals
1 Wes Zetaruk 100
2 Michael Poplawski 84
3 Logan Zetaruk 36
4 Virginia Rego 16
5 John Lo 10
Quarter-finals
1 Virginia Rego 69
2 Michael Poplawski 49
3 Wes Zetaruk 46
4 John Lo 36
5 Logan Zetaruk 19
Round of 16
1 Michael Poplawski 82
2 Wes Zetaruk 71
3 Logan Zetaruk 66
4 John Lo 64
5 Virginia Rego 57
Group Stage
1 Logan Zetaruk 58
2 Wes Zetaruk 54
3 John Lo 42
4 Michael Poplawski 36
Virginia Rego 36

Prizes
🥇 $37.50 🥈 $12.50

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Final Predictions

July 6, 2019

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The USA is our favourite for Sunday’s Final, with four players predicting them to win, while Logan looks for the Netherlands to surprise (and a 2-1 score would give him the overall win in our game).

Enjoy the match, and good luck!

Picks
USA 4 NED 1

For download (PDF): FIFA Women’s World Cup Prediction Challenge! 2019 Final Predictions

Prizes

🥇 $37.50 🥈 $12.50

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Sweden Top England in Third Place Game

July 6, 2019
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Sweden’s Caroline Seger of Sweden is lifted by her teammates following their 2-1 win over England in the third-place match at the Women’s World Cup on Saturday. (Robert Cianflone/Getty Images)

Match completed Saturday:

🇸🇪 SWE 2 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 ENG 1
0 players had match winner correct
0 players had match score correct

The Third Place Game resulted in no impact in our game as all players earned the same score.

For download (PDF): FIFA Women’s World Cup Prediction Challenge! 2019 Third Place Game

Overall
1 Wes Zetaruk 271
2 Michael Poplawski 251
3 Logan Zetaruk 179
4 Virginia Rego 178
5 John Lo 152
Third Place Game (Tiebreaker) Points not included in total score
1 Wes Zetaruk 20
Michael Poplawski 20
Logan Zetaruk 20
Virginia Rego 20
John Lo 20
Semi-finals
1 Wes Zetaruk 100
2 Michael Poplawski 84
3 Logan Zetaruk 36
4 Virginia Rego 16
5 John Lo 10
Quarter-finals
1 Virginia Rego 69
2 Michael Poplawski 49
3 Wes Zetaruk 46
4 John Lo 36
5 Logan Zetaruk 19
Round of 16
1 Michael Poplawski 82
2 Wes Zetaruk 71
3 Logan Zetaruk 66
4 John Lo 64
5 Virginia Rego 57
Group Stage
1 Logan Zetaruk 58
2 Wes Zetaruk 54
3 John Lo 42
4 Michael Poplawski 36
Virginia Rego 36

Prizes
🥇 $37.50 🥈 $12.50

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Third Place Game Predictions

July 5, 2019

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England is our unanimous choice to recover from a semi-final disappointment to come back to win a medal at this year’s Women’s World Cup.

Enjoy the match, and good luck!

Picks
ENG 5 SWE 0

For download (PDF): FIFA Women’s World Cup Prediction Challenge! 2019 Third Place Game Predictions

Prizes
🥇 $37.50 🥈 $12.50

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Netherlands Outlast Sweden to Reach First Women’s World Cup Final

July 3, 2019
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Jackie Groenen, centre, celebrates after scoring in extra time to defeat Sweden 1-0 and send the Netherlands into the Women’s World Cup final against the U.S. (Francisco Seco/Associated Press)

Match completed Wednesday:

🇳🇱 NED 1 🇸🇪 SWE 0
3 players had match winner correct
1 player (Wes) had match score correct

Wes earned a perfect Semi-finals round score of 100, having both games exactly right in terms of winner and score; Michael largely kept up the pace to stay within striking distance after the fourth round of five in our game.

For download (PDF): FIFA Women’s World Cup Prediction Challenge! 2019 Semi-finals

Overall
1 Wes Zetaruk 271
2 Michael Poplawski 251
3 Logan Zetaruk 179
4 Virginia Rego 178
5 John Lo 152
Semi-finals
1 Wes Zetaruk 100
2 Michael Poplawski 84
3 Logan Zetaruk 36
4 Virginia Rego 16
5 John Lo 10
Quarter-finals
1 Virginia Rego 69
2 Michael Poplawski 49
3 Wes Zetaruk 46
4 John Lo 36
5 Logan Zetaruk 19
Round of 16
1 Michael Poplawski 82
2 Wes Zetaruk 71
3 Logan Zetaruk 66
4 John Lo 64
5 Virginia Rego 57
Group Stage
1 Logan Zetaruk 58
2 Wes Zetaruk 54
3 John Lo 42
4 Michael Poplawski 36
Virginia Rego 36

Prizes
🥇 $37.50 🥈 $12.50

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Final, Third Place Tiebreaker Prediction Forms Available

July 3, 2019

The final two forms for our game are now available and will be due before play begins on Saturday and Sunday, respectively. Please make sure that you submit your predictions by the time shown on the Forms.

 

Prizes
🥇 $37.50 🥈 $12.50

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USA Top England in Dramatic Semi-final Struggle

July 2, 2019
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England’s Steph Houghton, right, grimaces after failing to score from the penalty spot during her team’s 2-1 loss to the U.S. on Tuesday during the semifinals of the Women’s World Cup in France. (Alessandra Tarantino/Associated Press)

Match completed Tuesday:

🇺🇸 USA 2 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 ENG 1
2 players (Michael, Wes) had match winner correct
2 players (Michael, Wes) had match score correct

For download (PDF): FIFA Women’s World Cup Prediction Challenge! 2019 Semi-finals ENG-USA

Overall
1 Wes Zetaruk 231
2 Michael Poplawski 227
3 Virginia Rego 170
4 Logan Zetaruk 151
5 John Lo 150
Semi-finals
1 Michael Poplawski 60
Wes Zetaruk 60
3 Virginia Rego 8
John Lo 8
Logan Zetaruk 8

Prizes
🥇 $37.50 🥈 $12.50

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Semi-finals Predictions

July 2, 2019
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England and the Netherlands are our picks to meet in Sunday’s Women’s World Cup Final.

Enjoy the matches, and good luck!

Picks
ENG 3 USA 2
NED 3 SWE 2

For download (PDF): FIFA Women’s World Cup Prediction Challenge! 2019 Semi-finals Predictions

Prizes
🥇 $37.50 🥈 $12.50

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Semi-finals Prediction Form Available

June 30, 2019

The Semi–finals Prediction Form is now available and will be due before play begins Tuesday. Please make sure that you submit your predictions by the time shown on the Form.

Prizes
🥇 $37.50 🥈 $12.50

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Netherlands to Meet Surprising Sweden In Semi-finals; Quarter-finals Results

June 29, 2019
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Sweden’s Linda Sembrant waves her country national flag as she celebrates at the end of her team’s women’s World Cup quarter-final soccer win against Germany. (David Vincent/The Associated Press)

Matches completed Saturday:

🇸🇪 SWE 2 🇩🇪 GER 1
1 player (Virginia) had match winner correct
0 players had match score correct

🇳🇱 NED 2 🇮🇹 ITA 0
4 players had match winner correct
0 players had match score correct
(Wes’s prediction required corrected since original publication)

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Desiree Van Lunteren of the Netherlands embraces teammate Kika Van Es as they celebrate after their team’s 2-0 win over Italy in the quarter-finals of the women’s World Cup on Saturday. (Robert Cianflone/Getty Images)

Virginia was the big mover in the third round of five in our game, having all four match winners correct. Virginia moves into third place behind Michael, who was the second best player in the round, having three matches correct, one of scores being exactly correct.  Wes continues to lead our game overall, with an albeit slimmer lead.

For download (PDF): FIFA Women’s World Cup Prediction Challenge! 2019 Quarter-finals

Overall
1 Wes Zetaruk 171
2 Michael Poplawski 167
3 Virginia Rego 162
4 Logan Zetaruk 143
5 John Lo 142
Quarter-finals
1 Virginia Rego 69
2 Michael Poplawski 49
3 Wes Zetaruk 46
4 John Lo 36
5 Logan Zetaruk 19
Round of 16
1 Michael Poplawski 82
2 Wes Zetaruk 71
3 Logan Zetaruk 66
4 John Lo 64
5 Virginia Rego 57
Group Stage
1 Logan Zetaruk 58
2 Wes Zetaruk 54
3 John Lo 42
4 Michael Poplawski 36
Virginia Rego 36

Prizes
🥇 $37.50 🥈 $12.50

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