Defending champion U.S. draws Sweden – again – for 2019 Women's World Cup

The Americans defeated Japan 5-2 — highlighted by Carli Lloyd’s hat trick — in Canada at the last World Cup in 2015. The U.S. has played in every World Cup since the competition started in 1991, winning the event in 1991, 1999 and 2015Twenty-four teams were placed in six groups at the draw. The U.S. is top-ranked and is grouped with Sweden for the fifth straight World Cup.

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