Women’s football started a few days before the official start of the Olympics in Tokyo. One of the favorites to win the competition was the representatives of the United States. The first round of Group G was a surprise, with Sweden beating the Americans 3: 0. Stina Blacksteinius scored in the 25th and 54th minutes and Lena Hardick in the 72nd minute.
The United States lost for the first time in two years. Event series interrupted
The loss of the first match of the Olympics in Tokyo prevented a unique series of US delegates. The Americans have not even appeared in a match since January 19, 2019. At that time, 44 games were played, their balance being only 40 wins and four draws. The players played three times with Sweden, they won twice and drew once in the last direct clash.
In Group G, they operate, with the exception of Sweden and the United States New Zealand And Australia. The next round will take place on July 24 (Saturday). Then United States Playing with New Zealand, a Sweden Will take Australia. The final match of the group stage will be held on Tuesday 27th July. The American women’s football team has won the Olympics more than once. Female footballers finished fifth in Rio de Janeiro (2016), but they won tournaments in the United States in 1996, Greece in 2004, Turkey in 2008, and London in 2012. Players can also be proud of being four-time world champions.