U.S. Defeats China with 1-0 and entered into the semifinals against Germany. A 32 years old U.S. player Midfielder Carli Lloyd scored the sole goal in the 51st minute ti give the victory to the United states on Friday “These are the moments I live for” she said after the goal.
The Unites States reached the finals for four times of all seven Women’s World Cup but has not won since beating the china on penalties at the Rose Bowl in 1999. Seeking their third world championship,the Americans are not allowed a goal in 423 minutes since current year’s tournament opener against Australia. The United States is going to play semi finals with the top ranked , the 2003 and ’07 champion Germany on Tuesday in Montreal.
U.S. Coach Jill Ellis said after defeats the china that “it was a most energized performance”,we took care of the ball well ,still created a lot of opportunities.[ad_2]
In the 2008 Beijing Olympics, Lloyd Scored the winning goal in over time to beat the Brazil for the gold medal
and also scored two goals against Japan in the 2012 London final.
The U.S. had a 17-6 advantage in shots and 56 percent possession.
The Americans face a considerable challenge in Germany ,which lost to Japan,in overtime in the 2011 quarter. Germany advanced earlier by beating France 5-4 on penalties after a 1-1 draw.