ESPN's Julie Foudy shares her thoughts on Mexico's World Cup qualifying failure and the dominant form displayed by the U.S. women's national team.
Alen Stajcic will lead an Australian contingent to Paris next week to learn the Matildas' World Cup fate in Saturday's draw.
Save for a last-minute switch, Australia will avoid tournament favourites United States, Germany, England, Canada and hosts France in the group stage.
The Matildas have reached the draw as one of the world's top six ranked nations and have earned a place in the seeded pot.
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The 24 nations to compete for the biggest prize in women's sport were confirmed this weekend.