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China 0-1 USA (Second Half) – Quarter-Final Live Text

China 0-1 USA

  • China beat Cameroon in Last 16, USA beat Colombia
  • Half-Time China 0-0 USA
  • Carli Lloyd puts USA ahead in the 51st minute
  • Winner faces Germany in the Semi-Final.

All Times British Summer Time (BST)


So USA will play Germany in the Semi-Final. That will be an incredible match.

90+3 mins

Pang Fengyue shoots from 25 yard, but her half-volley is easily saved by Solo

89 mins

Press makes a surging run into the box, but she shoots wide of the left post.

86 mins

USA have a corner. Heath’s delivery is driven across the ground into the box where Press shoots over.

86 mins – USA Sub

Abby Wambach replaces Amy Rodriguez

81 mins – USA Sub

Heather O’Reilly replaces Alex Morgan. USA looking to hold onto this lead?

80 mins

China have a free-kick 25 yards from goal, on the left channel. China have sent their centre-backs forward. Wang Lisi’s effort is simple for Solo

75 mins – China Sub

Tang Jiali replaces Han Peng

73 mins – CLOSE & OFFSIDE

America’s attack is not cleared, Morgan Brian sets herself up on the edge of the box, and her shot smashes off the crossbar. Carli Lloyd shoots the rebound over, but she was offside

69 mins

China have a corner, but they only have five in the box. Wang Lisi’s delivery is punched clear by Hope Solo, Liu Shanshan’s long range shot is blocked and the chance eventually goes

64 mins

Han Peng’s cross just goes over Wang Shanshan, and the ball falls to Wang Lisi but she can’t get her shot off.

62 mins

Press passes to Rodriguez who  shoots from just outside the box, but it is headed away from goal by Li Dongn and eventually China clear.

61 mins – USA Sub

Christen Press replaces Kelley O’Hara.

60 mins

China have a corner, but no one is in their to threaten.

58 mins – China Sub

Pang Fengyue replaces Tan Ruyin

56 mins

Morgan pokes the ball through to Rodriguez, but she cuts the ball back across to no-one instead of shooting

56 mins

Heath’s corner causes chaos in the China box, but they eventually clear.

51 mins – GOAL China 0-1 USA (Carli Lloyd)

The free-kick from 40 yards is passed across to Johnston. She launches a high ball into the box, Carli Lloyd rises high and heads the ball past Wang Fei.

50 mins – China Yellow Card

Wu Haiyan is booked for a late challenge on Heath

48 mins

USA have a corner. Heath’s delivery is played along the ground into the box and China easily clear.


The second half starts. Is this quarter-final also going to penalties, or will someone get a winner?


45+1 mins

Klingenberg launches a ball into the box, Lloyd heads down to Morgan but her shot is blocked by three Chinese defenders

45 mins

Really good patient passing as China keep the ball and slowly move it forward. Wang Lisi shoots from just outside the box which goes just over.

40 mins

America have a throw-in on the right. Sauerbrunn launches a long throw in, it lands in the six yard box to Morgan, but China clear.

37 mins

USA have a free-kick, 30 yards from goal, just right of central. Lloyd’s driven shot is punched cleared well by Wang Fei.

35 mins – China Sub

Wang Shuang replaces Lou Jiahui who had picked up a knock in a challenge with Rodriguez

34 mins

Wang Lisi puts in a beautiful ball across the box, but it is just behind Wang Shanshang

31 mins – CLOSE

Heath’s corner is played towards Johnston who makes a superb run to it, but she heads just over.

26 mins – CLOSE

USA take a free-kick quickly, Krieger launches a high ball to the far post, Wang Fei comes and misses and Johnston’s shot is cleared off the line by Li Dongna. A series of deflections fall for China as they just about clear.

26 mins

USA have a free-kick on the right, 20 yards from goal. Tobin Heath’s delivery is cleared

24 mins

Julie Johnston launches a long ball into the box, Wang Fei comes and but just about gets enough contact and China just about clear, but concede a free-kick

23 mins

Klingenberg launches another cross, Li Dongna misjudges her header but O’Hara can’t get teh required contact on her volley.

21 mins

Wonderful skill from Tobin Heath allows her to get a cross in, it goes over Lloyd but O’Hara makes a diving header which bounces just wide.

20 mins

Klingenberg’s cross eventually falls to Morgan, but her shot is too weak to challenge Wang Fei

13 mins

China have a corner. Wang Lisi plays it shot, her cross is cleared to Tan Ruyin whose shot is chased down.

8 mins

Krieger passes to O’Hara on the edge of the box, who tries to chip Wang Fei, but the ball goes just over.

5 mins

USA have started well. Morgan tries to curl her shot in, but Wang Fei makes the save.

1 min

Lloyd’s through ball picks out Rodriguez who had arced her run superbly, but she scuffs her shot miles wide.


The quarter-final gets underway

00:27 China Team

(4-2-3-1) Wang Fei,Wu Haiyan, Zhao Rong, Li Dongna, Liu Shanshan, Tan Ruyin, Ren Guixin, Wang Lisi, Lou Jiahui, Han Peng, Wang Shanshan.

00:27 USA Team

(4-4-2) Hope Solo, Ali Krieger, Julie Johnston, Becky Sauerbrunn, Meghan Klingenberg, Kelley O’Hara, Morgan Brian, Carli Lloyd, Tobin Heath, Amy Rodriguez, Alex Morgan.


Welcome to my live-text coverage of China vs USA


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