Unexpectedly: Un-American US women's soccer teams blows World Cup, beaten by Sweden

Posted on AllSides August 6th, 2023
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The U.S. women’s national team crashed out of the 2023 World Cup here on Sunday, losing to longtime nemesis Sweden in the Round of 16 on penalties 5-4 after regulation finished 0-0. They largely dominated 120 messy, physical, tense minutes. They tested Swedish goalkeeper Zecira Musovic again and again. They played well enough to win in regulation, or at least in extra time, but couldn’t find a breakthrough. And then, in the shootout, they slid to their worst World Cup finish ever. [What a pity – just kidding. I’m delighted....

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