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PHOTOS: US women defend title in 2019 World Cup

The U.S. Women’s National Team is defending its title in the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup, bursting into the tournament with an explosive opening match on June 11.

Game two ended with a 3-0 victory over Chile.

The defending champs now move on to the round of 16. They will face Sweden next.

The team first faced Thailand, winning with a record-breaking 13-0.

Hear what D.C. fans think of team’s chances for repeating as champions.

Fans react to US women's team winning 1st match

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The U.S. women’s team is the reigning World Cup champion, winning in 2015 against Japan.

Follow the athletes on their journey through this year’s World Cup.

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