The young German squad faces the experienced Chilean team in the Soccer Confederation Cup final. Germany has had successful campaign so far, but their seasoned opponents will be the toughest test they've faced.
Recent years saw an upswing in female leaders in the Americas, but the region seems set to return to macho culture after Chile's upcoming election. When Michele Bachelet leaves office, will others fill the void?
Many Germany players who won the Confederations Cup in July have continued to get playing time. In their final World Cup qualifier, those players made the difference as Germany completed a perfect qualification.
Germany turned on the style to sweep Mexico aside in Sochi, with Schalke midfielder Leon Goretzka scoring two goals in the first eight minutes. Joachim Löw's side will now face Chile in Sunday's final.
Chile have reached the final of the Confederations Cup after a stunning shootout performance from goalkeeper Claudio Bravo. He saved all three of Portugal's penalties after the sides were locked at 0-0 after extra time.
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