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Concacaf Deserves Some Credit For Being The Best Confederation At The Olympics

Concacaf, the ragtag group of 41 soccer-playing nations and territories in North America, Central America and the Caribbean, can now definitively claim it is the best confederation in FIFA. With three medals from the 2020 Olympics, Concacaf is taking home more hardware than any other region.

Canada Claims First Major International Title, Proving Win Over USWNT Was No Fluke

YOKOHAMA, Japan — Canada triumphed with its first gold medal in women's football by beating Sweden 3-2 on penalties after Friday's final ended 1-1 following regular and extra time.

Julia Grosso kept her cool with the decisive penalty in sudden death to give Canada top spot on the podium after bronze medals at London and Rio.

The Swedish team, who had enjoyed far greater pressure throughout the 120 minutes and were one kick away from victory in the shootout, collapsed on the ground, with several members of the squad breaking into tears.

We Tried These Totally Real PB&J Sandwiches From The 12 Countries Competing In Women’s Soccer This Summer

Twelve different countries are competing in women’s soccer this summer and are putting on one of the greatest shows ever seen. What if this clash of culture and competition was decided on the kitchen counter instead of the field? 

Trump On USWNT: ‘Woke Means You Lose’

Donald Trump has a theory on why the USWNT failed to win a gold medal at the 2020 Olympics. His team sent a statement out criticizing the U.S. women for winning the bronze medal after beating Australia in a highly entertaining 4-3 third-place match on Thursday.

Trump, who has been banned from most social media platforms, suggested the USWNT would have won gold if they hadn’t been so damn woke.

USWNT’s Gold Medal Hopes Gone After Humiliating Defeat To Rival Canada

The USWNT’s quest to become the first nation to capture gold after winning the World Cup is over following a disastrous 1-0 defeat to Canada at Kashima Stadium on Monday morning. 

The U.S. controlled 60% possession and outshot its opponent 13 to three, but it was another largely disjointed performance that all came undone after Canada’s Jessie Fleming converted the game-winner from the spot in the 74th minute. 

The Last Time The USWNT Faced Canada In Olympic Semis, Team USA Got Really Lucky

The USWNT will face Concacaf rival Canada in the semifinals at the 2020 Olympics on Monday. It’s a rematch of a 2012 semifinal that may just have been the greatest Olympic soccer game of all time. As we get ready for USWNT vs Canada, let’s look back at that thriller from nine years earlier.

Great Britain Is Coming Home Early After Australia Comes Alive Late

TOKYO — Canada reached the semifinals in women's soccer for the third consecutive Olympic Games as goalkeeper Stephanie Labbe saved two Brazil penalties in a 4-3 shootout win on Friday. Australia smashed Great Britain in extra time and Sweden knocked out host Japan.

After Canada captain Christine Sinclair's penalty was saved by Barbara, Labbe rescued her side with two diving saves to keep out Brazil's final two spot kicks from Andressa and Rafaelle.

Vivianne Miedema, La Máquina De Goles Que Amenaza A Estados Unidos En Los JJ.OO.

Se acabó la fase de grupos del fútbol femenil en los Juegos Olímpicos de Tokio y entre las conclusiones no hay dudas de que Estados Unidos fue una verdadera y sonora decepción. Las actuales campeonas del mundo avanzaron a los cuartos de final, pero detrás dejaron una imagen bastante vulnerable: derrota ante Suecia (0-3), triunfo ante Nueva Zelandia (6-1) y un extremadamente aburrido 0-0 ante Australia.

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