The United States women's soccer team has been eliminated by Sweden in the quarterfinal at the Rio Games. The Friday match was a stunning loss for the U.S. team, which has played in the final every year since women's soccer became an Olympic sport 1996, winning gold four times.
It was the first Olympic women's match to go to penalties.
After a scoreless first half, Stina Blackstenius scored in the 61st minute to give Sweden a 1-0 lead that for a time threatened to send the Americans home early from Brazil. The United States has played in the final every year since women's soccer became an Olympic sport 1996, winning gold four times.
Alex Morgan scored the equalizer in the 78th minute and the match went to overtime. Carli Lloyd was called offside on a header in the 115th minute and a minute later Lotta Schelin was offside on her attempt against Solo — although replay appeared to show otherwise.