Delran, New Jersey’s own Carli Lloyd scored two fantastic goals and the defense bent but didn’t break as the Americans won a third consecutive gold medal with a 2-1 victory over Japan.
The USWNT faces Japan today for Olympic gold. Canada wins bronze with stoppage time goal. Kansas City wins US Open Cup final. Hoppenot says he’s good to go on Sunday despite broken nose. Hackworth says Hoffman and Martinez are options for suspended McInerney. New US women’s pro league announced. More news
Following the Nelson Rivas headbutt to Antoine Hoppenot, PSP looks at the Disciplinary Committee’s guidelines and past decisions to understand how much additional suspension might be expected and when a decision could be announced. Also, why the club may have decided not to appeal Jack McInerney’s red card.
FIFA to investigate post game comments and footage emerges of a Canada player stomping on the head of a US player as the fallout from Olympic semifinal continues. US Open Cup final tonight. Union U-17s in Generation adidas Cup final on Thursday. Bolt wants to be a Red Devil. More news.