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USA defends SheBelieves Cup title

USA defends SheBelieves Cup title


Updated April 10, 2024 at 8:36 am

The US team won the SheBelieves Cup again – their fifth in a row.

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World champions USA beat Canada in the SheBelieves Cup final and won the invitational tournament for the fifth time in a row.

The home team won the final in Columbus/Ohio on penalties 5-4. After 90 minutes, the score was 2:2 (0:1).

Adriana Leon (40) put Canada ahead before Sophia Smith (50/68) changed the game in favor of the United States. Four minutes before the end of normal time, Lyon saved her team from penalty kicks by converting a penalty kick.

SheBelieves Cup: Brazil comes in third place

In the “mini-final”, Brazil, which included the all-time World Cup top scorer Marta in the starting lineup, beat Japan 3-0 on penalties and, like last year, finished third. After normal time, the score was 1:1. Mina Tanaka (35) gave the Asians the lead and made the score 2-0 with a missed penalty kick (64). Christian scored the equalizing goal (71). (SID/ms)

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