U.S. Women Advance to World Cup Final
Not a bad resume for the United States women, who advanced to their second straight World Cup final after beating Germany by a score of 2-0 on Tuesday night in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
The win also gives the Americans the distinction of being the first country to reach four finals -- and they can become the first country to win three.
Carli Lloyd, who has played a big role in this world cup, struck again in the 69th minute when she broke the 0-0 tie with this go-ahead penalty kick:
Then in the 84th minute, Lloyd creates another scoring chance for Kelley O'Hara, who puts it in the back of the net. It was O'Hara's first international goal.
The United States will advance to the final to be played on Sunday, July 5th in Vancouver. They will play the winner of Japan/England. The U.S. would be the favorite over both countries. They would be a 76 percent favorite against England, and a 66 percent favorite against Japan.