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US Women’s Soccer holds off Spain 2-1, advance to next round in World Cup

REIMS, FRANCE– In a more evenly matched competition, the US Women’s soccer team beat Spain in a 2-1 contest. The hero of the match was Megan Rapinoe...
Spain v USA: Round Of 16 – 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup France

REIMS, FRANCE– In a more evenly matched competition, the US Women’s soccer team beat Spain in a 2-1 contest.

The hero of the match was Megan Rapinoe who scored both US goals, both on penalty kicks. She became the second player to score two penalties in a FIFA Women’s Cup match.

Ironically the only player that distinction belongs to, is Spain’s Jenni Hermoso.

The US women’s team will now face France in the quarterfinals June 28.