The U.S. girls’s soccer crew was routed in its Olympic opener on Wednesday by Sweden, the identical opponent that knocked them out of the 2016 Rio video games.
Sweden beat the Individuals 3-0, a devastating begin for the reigning World Cup champions. The crew had not misplaced a match since January 2019, however Wednesday’s gorgeous upset earlier than an empty stadium ended that 44-game win streak.
The U.S. got here into the Tokyo Olympics hoping to grow to be the primary girls’s crew to take Olympic gold after profitable the Cup. The loss to Sweden makes that harder.
The U.S. is ready to play New Zealand on Saturday.