USA Women’s Football Team Progress to the Semi-Finals after a Penalty Shoot-out Win

USA Women’s Football Team Progress to the Semi-Finals after a Penalty Shoot-out Win

The United States Women’s National Football Team (USWNT) represents the United States in international women’s football matches. This team is the most successful team in international women’s football, having won four Women’s World Cup titles (1991, 1999, 2015 and 2019), four Olympic gold medals (1996, 2004, 2008 and 2012), and eight The second North American and Caribbean Football Championship. Golden cup. From 1991 to 2015, she won medals in every Women’s Football World Cup and Olympic Games and then was eliminated in the quarter-finals of the 2016 Summer Olympics. The team is managed by the American Football Federation and participates in CONCACAF (Federation of Football Associations (North America, Central America, and the Caribbean).

After the team ranked second in the FIFA Women’s World Rankings from 2003 to 2008, the team ranked first in a row from March 2008 to November 2014, the longest consecutive highest ranking of any team. Since the establishment of the FIFA rankings in 2003, he has been ranked first for 13 consecutive years; the only other ranked first team, Germany, has been there for 4 1/2 years. The ranking of USWNT has never been lower than second.

The U.S. women’s football team needs a penalty shootout and Alyssa Naich’s handball to advance to the Tokyo Olympic semifinals on Friday night. Megan Rapino scored the final penalty kick and defeated the Netherlands to advance to the next round. The US team won 4-2 on penalties after a 2-2 draw in regular time and overtime. Naeher made 3 saves from the penalty spot, including 1 saves in the second half. The Dutch team had a strong start. Vivian Midmar scored a goal in the 18th minute and pulled it back in the 54th minute. In the 28th minute, Sam Mavis assisted Lynn Williams and scored a header. , To equalize the score. After 3 minutes, Williams will let the North Americans set their goals. Midmar’s goal in the second half equalized the score. In the 81st minute, Lek Martens had a chance to let the Dutch team play from the penalty spot, but Nach blocked the shot and the game went into overtime.

The American team almost shot from Alex Morgan and Kristen Poe. Reis scored the goal, but they were decided offside and the goal was reversed. This game requires a penalty kick, and in the Dutch team’s first attempt, Nehe blocked a goal. She saved another goal and saved the victory. The U.S. team scored every penalty kick. Rapino secured the victory with the final penalty. The U.S. team advanced to the semi-finals for the first time since the 2012 Olympics. They will face Canada in the semifinals and play in the next gold or bronze medal match.