The US ladies’s soccer crew didn’t get off on the correct foot on the Tokyo Olympics.
The USWNT had their 44-game profitable streak snapped by Sweden on Wednesday. The Swedes, who eradicated the People from the 2016 Video games, cruised to a 3-0 win and jumped to the highest of the Group G standings.
Megan Rapinoe, who’s enjoying in her third Olympics with the USWNT, acknowledged there’s “no time to dwell” on the loss to Sweden. However she did recommend the defeat stings a bit more given the opponent.
“Did we anticipate this end result tonight? No,” Rapinoe instructed reporters, per ESPN. “It’s irritating, and it’s irritating that it’s Sweden. They discovered loads of area on us. I don’t even know what number of objectives we’ve given up this complete 12 months. I don’t bear in mind the final time we gave up a aim. So to surrender three will not be nice.”
Rapinoe and Co. now will vie for victories of their final two group-stage video games in hopes of advancing to the knockout rounds. The USWNT returns to the sphere Saturday in opposition to New Zealand and can battle Australia subsequent Tuesday.