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U.S. favorites in toughest-ever Women's World Cup field

Reuters Thursday, 6 June 2019 ()
The United States may be favorites to retain their Women's World Cup title but the rapid development of the game globally means they will face a tougher field than ever before when the tournament gets underway in France on Friday.
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