Canada defeated U.S. ladies’ soccer on Monday and took away its hopes of a gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics.
Canada’s Jessie Fleming changed over on an penalty shot in the 75th moment to get the lead. The group could never think back and wound up beating the U.S., 1-0.
Canada took the penalty after VAR determined the U.S.’ Tierna Davidson submitted a foul on Canada’s Deanne Rose in the case.
It will be the first time through Canada will vie for a gold decoration in ladies’ soccer. The group didn’t fit the bill for the Olympics in 1996, 2000 or 2004. The group completed in eighth spot in the 2008 Olympics in Beijing and won bronze in the 2012 and 2016 Olympics.
Canada additionally came to the quarterfinals of the 2015 Women’s World Cup and the Round of 16 in the 2019 World Cup and had never completed higher than fourth spot in the event.
Canada currently faces the victor of Australia-Sweden in the gold-award match.
The U.S. neglected to score anything against Canadian goalkeeper Stephanie Labbe. The U.S. had 56% of the possession time and six shots on goal compared with Canada’s 44% of ownership time and just two shots on goal.
The U.S. looked shaky during Olympic play. The group lost 3-0 in its opening match to Sweden, beat New Zealand and afterward attached with Australia to scarcely make the knockout stage. The U.S. required punishments to overcome the Netherlands prior to playing Canada.
The U.S. will be in the bronze-medal match against the failure of Australia-Sweden. The team won gold in the 2012 Games and completed fifth in the 2016 Games.