Matches

21/08/2008

BrazilUSA

BrazilUSA
0:1
0:1 a.e.t.
  • Carli LLOYD (96')

Summary

Déjà vu for dynastic US
The Americans took the coveted gold medal in Beijing on Thursday in extra time against Brazil, just like they did four years ago in Athens. More »

Line-up

12
1
2
2
4
3
5
5
6
7
7
8
8
9
9
11
10
15
11
16
16
17

Substitute(s)

1
4
3
6
13
10
14
12
15
13
17
14
18
18

Coaches

Jorge BARCELLOS (BRA)
(SWE) Pia SUNDHAGE

Officials

Referee: Dagmar DAMKOVA (CZE)Assistant Referee 1: Maria Luisa VILLA GUTIERREZ (ESP)Assistant Referee 2: Hege STEINLUND (NOR)Fourth official: Christine BAITINGER (GER)

  • Lori Chalupny of the US (C) and Renata Costa of Brazil fight for the ball during their women's footb
  • Marta of Brazil (R) in action against the USA in the women's Olympic final.
  • US players celebrate after they won the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games women's football final on august
  • Amy Rodriguez of the US (L) and Erika of Brazil fight for the ball during their women's football gol
  • Lori Chalupny of the US (R) and Daniela of Brazil fight for the ball during their women's football g
  • Lori Chalupny of the US (L) and Fabiana of Brazil fight for the ball during their women's football g

"When I was a child I wasn't allowed to play football because I was a girl, and here I am today looking at this gold medal. I'm very proud and thrilled with this victory," Pia Sundhage, USA coach