When did they start using penalty shootouts in the World Cup?
Replacement of the rule was first proposed in 1970 to the IFAB,  and penalty shoot-outs were adopted for the World Cup from the 1978 tournament  (from 1986 for final matches ), although in practice they did not occur before 1982. Twice, in 1994 and 2006, the World Cup title has been decided by a penalty shoot-out.
How did Japan beat the USA in the women’s Under-20 World Cup?
Both teams had 12 shots and earned three corner kicks, but Japan, like the Netherlands in the USA’s second group game, were far more clinical in the attacking third. The USA held a slight edge in possession, 52 percent to 48, but the defending U-20 Women’s World Cup champion (Japan won in 2018) had six shots on goal to just four for the USA.
What happened in the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup?
Under-20 Women’s Youth National Team fell to Japan 3-1 in the team’s final group stage match of the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup. With the result, the USA finishes third in Group D and will not advance to the quarterfinals. Japan finished first and Netherlands second in the group and will advance to the knockout stage.
What is the World Cup for women in football?
FIFA Women’s World Cup. 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup. The FIFA Women’s World Cup is an international football competition contested by the senior women’s national teams of the members of Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), the sport’s international governing body.