U.S. Knocked Out Of Women’s World Cup After Dramatic Loss To Sweden

Posted on AllSides August 6th, 2023
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The United States women’s national soccer team had its dreams of a three-peat dashed Sunday morning, when a dramatic shootout led to the team’s elimination from the World Cup in a match against Sweden that ended 6 to 5 and had its final goal verified by a video-assisted referee. The Americans were knocked out of the World Cup on a penalty kick after finishing 0-0 in extra time and then bouncing back and forth during kicks—U.S. goalkeeper Alyssa Naeher managed to first block the shot of Sweden's Lina Hurtig, but...

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