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Thread: USWNT vs Japan: Olympic Gold Medal Game at Wembley Stadium, Game Thread

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    Quote Originally Posted by Red Reign View Post
    7th minute actually.... 7;45...
    Besides, I didn't say goal in the 9th minute, just that it is 1-0 in the 9th minute, 13th now....
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    Rapinoe fun to watch....emerging super star....controls the game with her vision and touch on the ball and score to boot...
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    Great pass into the box by Rapinoe.........just a little too long.....
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    I didn't see the actual goal either....very busy myself today...watched the replay....so I can releate..

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    Well, I am watching on my iPad at work, with mobile hotspot on so I can watch the match. Phone call just as they scored......
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    Makes sense....Great ref....had the World Cup Final last year between these two...


    Quote Originally Posted by 4evrHusker View Post
    I can see where it was a no call, as Alex crossed behind the Japanese player, and their feet got tangled up.

    Now, if the Japanese player had been behind Alex, then it should have been a card.
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    Japan seems to be attacking more than sitting back and waiting to counter attack.....that could be a concern later in the match.
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    Japan with a close one....Rampone saved Solo on that one...cleared it off the line....

    Solo scares me....
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    Solo making a great save....
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    Japan pushing back hard....USA has to hold their mettle....Boxx and Rampone are the key on D....
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    Wow, the Japanese almost equalized. The US had 9 behind the ball, and they still almost scored..... Great job by Rapinoe to cover Solo.

    A second attack is also thwarted by Solo and the back line, but Japan are pressing more, and the US defense needs to step up...
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    Two real good chances by Japan....whew!!!
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    Japan is playing level with the US right now. Can the US take it up a notch to pressure the Japanese back line?
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    Boxx and Rampone have helped settle things down again....thank goodness...

    Solo is going to have one of the games of her career....as this is a very good Japanese team...

    Nice to see a pure game tonight after the chippy play of Columbia and Canada....
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    Morgan looks a bit detached early....she needs to step up....
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    Twenty Five minutes gone and the USA leads 1-0....great game so far...
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    this is a game that should be on NBC....HOLY handball

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    USA got real lucky on that non-call for a handball in the box....should have been a PK....linesman and ref missed it....
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    How the heck did that one not go in for the USA?? Keeper beat and it pinballs off of the right post and stays out....would have been an own goal....
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    That would have been a huge blow to Japan had that gone in....30 minutes played.....
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    hit the post...ooohh so close
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