10/07/2011 - WeatherClear
2:2 a.e.t. (1:1, 0:1) 3:5 PSO

Summary

USA edge Brazil in heavyweight duel
USA advanced into the semi-finals of the 2011 FIFA Women’s World Cup by edging past fellow heavyweights Brazil on penalties in a drama-charged encounter in Dresden. More »

Line-up

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1
2
3
3
6
4
7
6
8
7
9
8
10
10
11
11
12
13
19
14
20

Substitute(s)

12
18
21
21
5
2
9
4
15
5
16
13
17
14
18
15
19
16
20
17

Coaches

Kleiton LIMA (BRA)
(SWE) Pia SUNDHAGE

Officials

Referee: Jacqui MELKSHAM (AUS)Assistant Referee 1: Allyson FLYNN (AUS)Assistant Referee 2: Sarah HO (AUS)Fourth official: Etsuko FUKANO (JPN)Fifth official: Widiya SHAMSURI (MAS)

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Statistics

16Shots14
6Corner kicks11
4Yellow cards4
0Second yellow card and red card0
0Red Cards1
50%Possession (%)50%
  • Abby Wambach of USA celebrates after scoring her team's equalizing goal
  • Players of USA celebrate
  • The jersey of team captain Christie Rampone of USA
  • Alex Krieger of USA runs with the ball
  • A general view shows the dressing room of Brazil
  • Alex Krieger (R) of USA scores a penalty goal against goalkeeper Andreia

"It was a very tough, close-fought match. We knew before the game that USA are a very strong side. Our team may be a little more creative, but we just couldn't impose ourselves today," Brazil coach Kleiton Lima

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