Sports News – Soccer World Cup

Megan Rapinoe and the USWNT lost to Sweden on penalty kicks and are out of the World Cup earlier than ever. (Photo by Robert Cianflone/Getty Images)  USWNT Eliminated in Round of 16 – The U.S. women’s national team crashed out of the 2023 World Cup here on Sunday, losing to longtime nemesis Sweden in the Round of 16 on penalties 5-4 after regulation finished 0-0. They largely dominated 120 messy, physical, tense minutes. They tested Swedish goalkeeper Zecira Musovic again and again. They played well enough to win in regulation, or at least in extra time, but couldn’t find a breakthrough. And then, in the shootout, they slid to their worst World Cup finish ever. Read more at:  (Henry Bushnell/Yahoo!Sports)

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