US women’s soccer team wins second straight World Cup title, fourth overall
The U.S. defeated the Netherlands on Sunday to win its second consecutive Women’s World Cup title. It’s their fourth overall.
The Americans defeated the Dutch, 2-0, behind goals from Megan Rapinoe and Rose Lavelle. Rapinoe scored on a penalty kick in the 61st minute and Lavelle scored in the 69th minute.
The Netherlands played very tight defense in the first half. The Dutch had the odds on their side with the score tied at zero. The Netherlands had won all their World Cup matches after being tied at the half.
Written by Abelina Tavera