Matches

15/08/2008

USACanada

USACanada
2:1
2:1 a.e.t. (1:1, 1:1)
  • Angela HUCLES (12')
  • Natasha KAI (101')
  • Christine SINCLAIR (30')

Summary

Kai seals US semi spot
Substitute Natasha Kai emerged as USA's extra-time heroine, heading home a dramatic winner to settle a memorable North American derby. More »

Line-up

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18
2
3
3
4
5
6
7
7
8
8
9
9
11
10
15
12
16
14
17
15

Substitute(s)

4
1
6
2
10
5
12
11
13
13
14
16
18
17

Coaches

Pia SUNDHAGE (SWE)
(NOR) Even PELLERUD

Officials

Referee: Jenny PALMQVIST (SWE)Assistant Referee 1: Helen KARO (SWE)Assistant Referee 2: Hege STEINLUND (NOR)Fourth official: Estela ALVAREZ (ARG)

  • Natasha Kai of the US kicks a ball
  • Lori Chalupny (L) of the US vies for a ball against Christine Sinclair of Canada
  • US playeres listen to their national anthem
  • US players celebrate their victory over Canada
  • Canada's Kara Lang (L) cries as her teammate Amy Walsh comforts her
  • Lauren Cheney (R) of the US and Rhian Wilkinson of Canada compete for the ball

"I feel like just like the players, exhausted but thrilled to bits. It was a great win. We played well before the rain delay, but they surprised us with their equaliser after the game resumed," Pia Sundhage, USA coach.