Team USA had already beaten Japan three times this year, but this was the game that mattered most.
The American women, seeking their first World Cup title since 1999, dominated during much of the final game on Sunday. They outshot Japan by a 29-12 margin and a 6-3 margin on goal and led twice. But in the end, after two 15-minute extra time periods, the teams were tied up at 2-2 – and it all came d
On the brink of elimination, the U.S. women's soccer team needed collective resolve, not a Solo act.
Turns out it got both.
In what's being hailed as an all-time classic, the U.S. pulled off the unthinkable Sunday, rallying late to upend a highly-skilled Brazil squad to advance to the semifinals of the World Cup.