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USA 2-0 Germany (Result) – Semi-Final Live Text

USA 2-0 Germany

  • World Number Two vs World Number One
  • USA beat China in the Quarter-Finals, Germany beat France
  • German keeper Nadine Angerer forced into two great saves with her legs
  • Half-time USA 0-0 Germany
  • Celia Sasic misses a second-half penalty
  • Carli Lloyd scores a second-half penalty, Kelley O’Hara doubles their lead

All Times British Summer Time (BST)

FULL TIME USA 2-0 Germany

USA reach their fourth World Cup Final as their hunt to win their third World Cup will be decided in Vancouver. Who will they meet? Japan or England.

90+3 mins USA SUB

Sydney Leroux replaces Alex Morgan

90 mins

THREE MINUTES of additional time

84 mins – GOAL USA 2-0 Germany (Kelley O’Hara)

Killer blow. Klingenberg does brilliantly, and passes to Lloyd. She breaks into the box and at the byline cuts back across goal to O’Hara who scores into an empty net. What a time to get your first international goal!

82 mins

Leonie Maier shoots from 30 yards, and well over.

USA80 mins – USA Sub

Abby Wambach replaces Megan Rapinoe

Germany77 mins – Germany Sub

Dzsenifer Marozsan replaces Anja Mittag

USA75 mins – USA SUB

Kelley O’Hara replaces Tobin Heath

73 mins

Germany have a free-kick about 30 yards from goal. Goessling’s ball is dealt with by USA

USA Pen football-369 mins – USA Penalty & GOAL (Carli Lloyd penalty)

Carli Lloyd vs Nadine Angerer. She places it to the right corner, Angerer goes the wrong way!!!! Perfect penalty. No keeper would save that

Germany yellow67 mins – Yellow Card & Penalty

Morgan breaks to the box, she is pushed over by Krahn who is booked. Replays show it was just outside the box

66 mins – CLOSE

Morgan does brilliantly to make room for herself in the box, she shoots from a tight angle, but her shot goes just wide

64 mins

Great play from Klingenberg wins a corner. What can USA do here. Holiday’s corner is poor

63 mins – CLOSE

Laudehr cuts the ball back to the edge of the box, but Mittag misses the target

Germany Pen60 mins – Germany MISSED Penalty

Celia Sasic vs Hope Solo. Sasic places is wide of the left post!!! Solo went the wrong way too.

USA yellow59 mins – Germany Penalty & Yellow Card

A ball picks out Popp in the penalty area, but she is pulled back by Johnston

55 mins

Half-chances for both teams. Mittag has a shot blocked by Sauerbrunn before Krieger does brilliantly down the right, but her cross is straight at Angerer.

53 mins

Laudehr cuts in and puts a delightful ball in, Mittag gets a header onto it, it is just going wide but Solo has to get the touch to be sure. The German corner comes to nothing

51 mins

Heath’s hesitation gives Germany a corner. Goessling’s delivery goes through everyone, Sacic tries to put the ball back in, but the cross is terrible

47 mins

USA have a corner. Rapinoe picks out Lloyd who is unmarked, but heads wide. Germany can’t let her have that much space again.


The Second Half starts. Is this going to extra time?

HALF-TIME USA 0-0 Germany

Still goalless, but USA have had the better chances.

45+4 mins

USA have a corner. Rapinoe’s cross doesn’t beat the first player. They work the ball from the throw-in back to Rapinoe, but she mishits her cross

45 mins

There will be four minutes of additional time

43 mins

Morgan uses lovely skill to take the ball past Krahn into the box, but she tries to lob the keeper but gets the contact wrong as the ball goes wide.

41 mins

Kemme is in a battle down the left, Krieger does well but the German still gets a ball into the box which is cleared by Johnston. They recycle it to Mittag who shoots from distance, but it was a terrible effort

40 mins

Tabea Kemme tries for long-range, but the shot is never troubling Hope Solo

38 mins – USA Yellow Card

Becky Sauerbrunn is booked for a late challenge on Anja Mittag

37 mins

A USA corner causes loads of problems, as Germany can’t clear but Tobin Heath’s close range shot is blocked behind. They can’t do anything with the corner

36 mins – CLOSE

Klingenberg has a shot on the edge of the box, it’s harmless, but it hits the head of Bartusiak, diverting it and the shot just goes wide of the left post.

Germany yellow34 mins – German Yellow Card

Leonie Maier is booked for pulling back Megan Rapinoe

33 mins

The game restarts. Both players are back on

28 mins

Klingenberg fouls Maier in a dangerous area. Germany have a free-kick, 20 yards but on the right channel. Goessling’s delivery to the far post is header clear by Brian, but her and Popp are down with head injuries

21 mins

USA have another corner. Rapinoe tries to pick out Johnston again, but Germany clear. USA have had the better chances so far

16 mins

Laudehr is allowed to make a 50 yard run, she passes to Sacic but looking for the pass back, it is intercepted by Johnston

14 mins – CLOSE

Carli Lloyd’s pass splits the German centre-backs, sending Alex Morgan one-on-one, but the American doesn’t place her shot and Angerer makes a great save with her legs.

9 mins

Rapinoe shows some lovely skill to make room in the box, but her shot is saved low down by Angerer. The shot lacked the power and was straight at the keeper at the near post.

8 mins

Alexandra Popp’s cross has to be parried over by Hope Solo. Germany waste the corner

7 mins

USA have a corner. Rapinoe’s ball is brilliant, Johnston’s flicked header is superbly saved by Angerer. Tobin Heath’s right-wing cross is harmless but Angerer almost flounders, diving to catch it. Luckily for her it goes wide

3 mins

Germany have the first corner. Goessling’s corner picks out Leupolz who has a free-header, but it loops over. The ball was just behind her, but USA can’t give them that much space again.


The first semi-final gets underway.

23:50 – USA Team

(4-4-2) Hope Solo, Ali Krieger, Julie Johnston, Becky Sauerbrunn, Meghan Klingenberg, Tobin Heath, Lauren Holiday, Morgan Brian, Megan Rapinoe, Carli Lloyd, Alex Morgan.

23:50 – Germany Team

(4-2-3-1) Nadine Angerer, Leonie Maier, Annike Krahn, Saskia Bartusiak, Tabea Kemme, Lena Goesslig, Melanie Leupolz, Simone Laudehr, Anja Mittag, Alexandra Popp, Celia Sasic


Welcome to my live-text coverage of USA vs Germany, which kicks off in 15 minutes plus one leap minute


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