US Women Advance to World Cup Final

USA beats Germany
By Newser Editors,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 30, 2015 7:54 PM CDT
US Women Advance to World Cup Final
Germany's Celia Sasic reacts after missing a penalty kick.   (Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press via AP)

(Newser) – One more game to go: The US women's soccer team beat Germany 2-0 to advance to Sunday's championship match in the World Cup. The big difference was this: With the game tied at 0 in the second half, Germany missed a penalty kick and the US then made one, courtesy of Carli Lloyd. Kelley O'Hara added a late goal, and the US held on for the win. The women will play the winner of tomorrow's match between Japan and England. (Read more Team USA stories.)

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