TOKYO — The U.S. girls’s soccer staff has saved its Olympic medal hopes alive by defeating the Netherlands within the quarterfinals in Tokyo.
After the common recreation completed in a 2-2 draw, the People beat the Dutch 4-2 in penalty kicks on Friday.
Star ahead Megan Rapinoe scored the profitable purpose within the shootout earlier than her teammates stormed the sphere in celebration.
Earlier than that, U.S. goalkeeper Alyssa Naeher stopped Vivianne Miedema’s opening try within the shootout, in addition to saved a shot from Aniek Nouwen.
Subsequent, the U.S. staff will face Canada on Monday.