Megan Rapinoe scored twice to lead the United States into the semi-finals of the Women’s Football World Cup. The hosts France tried to match up the performance but were outplayed in the end. The women’s cup has entered into the knock-out stages. The United States will meet England in the semi-finals.
The first half was a total collapse for the hosts as they were unable to manage a single shot on target. The United States have never dropped short of making into the semi-finals of the event. And they have continued with their match winning performance. They will be facing England at Lyon on Tuesday.
Megan Rapinoe scored twice
The English victory against Norway ensured them a place in the upcoming Tokyo Olympics to be held next year. This is a huge achievement as the combined team from all the four sub-units in the U.K will be in action in the Olympics at Tokyo.
Meanwhile the ongoing ‘tussle’ between Donald Trump and the co-captain Rapinoe has gathered the attention of the masses. The president responded to Raspinoe’s statement of not visiting the White House, after winning the cup. Trump responded by saying that first she need to win the trophy before making such statements.
Italy will take on the Netherlands whereas Germany and Sweden will clash today to fight for a place in the semi-finals.
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