Laura Bassett scored into her own net during second-half stoppage time, giving Japan a 2-1 victory over England in a Women’s World Cup semifinal
The Matildas have ousted the favorites Australia from the Women’s World Cup on Sunday after a surprise 1-0 win.
South Korea came from a goal down to defeat Spain 2-1 at the FIFA Women’s World Cup to reach the knockout stages.
Germany and Norway topped Group B after easy wins and advanced into the second phase of the Women’s football World Cup here.
The Swiss bounced back from a 0-1 loss to Japan in the first round to keep alive its hope of qualifying for the knockout stage.
The United States could score but were unlucky. Abby Wambach’s header in the 72nd minute was diverted way above the crossbar by Swedish goalkeeper Hedvig Lindah
US women goalkeeper Hope Solo has been suspended for a month following an incident during a football training camp.