BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — The United States women’s soccer team has been eliminated by Sweden in the quarterfinal at the Rio Games. The Friday match was a stunning loss for the U.S. team, which has played in the final every year since women’s soccer became an Olympic sport 1996, winning gold four times.
Sweden 0 1–1
United States 0 1–1
Second Half–1, Sweden, Stina Blackstenius, 61. 2, United States, Alex Morgan, 77.
Penalty kicks — United States, Alex Morgan, NG; Lindsey Horan, G; Carli Lloyd, G; Morgan Brian, G; Christen Press, NG. Sweden, Lotta Schelin, G; Kosovare Asllani, G; Linda Sembrant, NG; Caroline Seger, G; Lisa Dahlkvist, G.
Yellow Cards–Lotta Schelin, Sweden, 57. Caroline Seger, Sweden, 78. Carli Lloyd, United States, 11.
Referee–Anna-Marie Keighley, New Zealand. Assistant Referees–Sarah Jones, New Zealand. Fourth Official–Rita Gani, Malaysia.