Women’s World Cup Power Ranking: Where all 24 teams stand at the start of the tournament


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The 2019 Women’s World Cup is underway in France.
The United States Women’s National Team enters the tournament as one of the favorites but will face significant competition from across the globe.
Below we break down how all 24 teams stack up heading into the start of the tournament.
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The 2019 Women’s World Cup is here.

Over the next four weeks, 24 teams from across the world will compete in France for the right to be known as champions.

Just four teams — Norway, Germany, Japan, and the United States — have ever won the trophy, meaning history can be made in a myriad of ways. For some countries, an appearance in the final is what is expected. For others, just leaving France with a win would be a huge step forward for the sport.

Below we break down and rank every team competing in the 2019 Women’s World Cup.

Odds provided by The Action Network. Chances to advance come from FiveThirtyEight.

24. Thailand

World ranking: No. 34

Chances of advancing to the knockout stage: 29%

Odds to win World Cup: 1500/1

One thing to know: Thailand made the World Cup for the first time in 2015 and scored a win over Ivory Coast. This year, the team is looking to prove that their spot in the tournament is no fluke, and possibly earn a place in the knockout round.

23. Jamaica

World ranking: No. 53

Chances of advancing to the knockout stage: 26%

Odds to win World Cup: 1000/1

One thing to know: Jamaica is the first ever Caribbean team to compete in the Women’s World Cup, qualifying dramatically with a win that went to penalties in the third-place game at the CONCACAF Women’s Championship in October. The team was defunded in 2016 but was able to raise money thanks to

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