American football players beat England 2:1 in the World Cup semi-finals and will defend the gold medal in France on Sunday. In addition, with their eleventh World Cup win, they have improved the tournament record they shared with Norway so far. The final opponent will be the Netherlands or Sweden.
The Americans staged a show in front of more than 50,000 spectators in Lyon without injured captain Megan Rapinoe, who scored all four of her team’s goals in elimination fights. The English again missed the first goalkeeper Karen Bardsley for the same reason.
And the American newspaper “Kristen Press” opened the match result in the tenth minute, and nine minutes later Eileen White equalized, and this was her sixth goal in the tournament. After half an hour of playing, American Alex Morgan nodded her head again and hit White on top of the bowlers table.
In the second half, White scored a second goal, but due to a narrow offside, he did not hit the goal after consulting the video referee. For the second time, the VAR took over eight minutes before the end, when he confirmed a foul on White in the lime. But goalkeeper Alyssa Naher stopped the penalty kick by England captain Stephen Houghton. For the English, this was the third unchanged penalty in the tournament.
In the end, after a second yellow card, Englishman Millie Bright was eliminated and the Americans maintained their lead for the rest of the match. In France, USA attack for the fourth title, Americans rejoiced with gold in 1991, 1999 and 2015.
|FIFA World Cup France – Semi-Final:|
|USA – Angles 2:1 (2:1)|
|Objectives: 10. Press, 31. Morgan – 19. White.|