Carli Lloyd, on a penalty, and Kelley O’Hara scoring in the second half brings Germany to a defeat against United 0-2 on Tuesday in the semifinals.

In Sunday’s final in Vancouver, the United States will face the winner of the duel between Japan and England on Wednesday in Edmonton. The losers of the semifinals will play for bronze on Saturday in Edmonton.

The purpose of Lloyd in the 69th minute took place nine minutes after Celia Sasic had missed the target on a German penalty box. O’Hara then added the insurance goal for the US in the 84th minute, Inducing the majority of the 51,176 spectators at Olympic Stadium to start celebrating.

The Americans, World champion in 1991 and 1999, continued their brilliant work on defense, extending their sequence without allowing a goal to 513 minutes. The record of 540 minutes belongs to Germany, who did not allow one goal during its march to the title in 2007.

Germany, also champion in 2003 and ranked first in the world, had to defeat Sweden, ranked fifth, and France third in the first two playoff rounds. The United States, second, put the breaks on Germany.

It was the fourth time that the United States and Germany competed at the World Cup, the winning team eventually won the tournament.

The Americans applied a lot of pressure on the Germans and generated the best chances to open the scoring in the first half.

Alex Morgan got the best chance at half time when she was able to stand alone before the goalkeeper Nadine Angerer in the 14th minute, thanks to a perfect pass of Tobin Heath that was between two German rear. However, Angerer advanced quickly towards Morgan to cut corners and made the stop with her left foot.

The match was stopped for about four minutes from the 28th minute, when Alexandra Popp of Germany and American Brian Morgan have hit heads on a German free kick. You could see blood in the hair Popp and Brian appeared fogged. Both players, however, were at their posts when the game resumed.

The Germans had a better start to the second half but wasted a penalty in the 60th minute. The U.S. benefited from a pair of bad refereeing decisions. Julie Johnston should have seen a red card for the foul that led to Germany’s penalty. The foul that led to the U.S. penalty actually happened outside the box.

On the penalty kick, goal keeper Hope Solo drifted to his left but Sasic, author of six goals during the tournament, including the tying goal against France in the quarterfinals on penalty, missed the target of at opposite end.

The Americans made them fully regret this mistake when Lloyd opened the scoring in the 69th minute on a penalty kick. Morgan provoked it when rushing towards Annike Krahn. The referee called the penalty even though slow motion revealed that contact had taken place just in front of the penalty area.

O’Hara then proceeded with the winning goal in the 84th minute, completing a beautiful maneuver of Lloyd close to the goal line.

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