USWNT Earns Olympic Bronze Medal On Thrilling Win Over Australia

Foord’s and Gielnik scored within the 51st and ninetieth minutes, respectively, however the USWNT held on for the win.

Afterward, Lloyd and USWNT captain Becky Sauerbrunn hailed the group’s determined response to their semifinal loss to Canada.

“That was the U.S. mentality,” Llyod stated, per The Related Press. ” … I’m extraordinarily happy with the way in which we persevered, they manner we turned issues round. We’re going residence with a medal, and there’s no larger feeling than that.”

“It’s very satisfying,” Sauerbrunn stated, per The AP. “I feel all of us realized we didn’t play the very best this whole event,? U.S. captain Becky Sauerbrunn stated. ?… To indicate the USA mentality and the resiliency, to place the efficiency in that we wished to be taking part in the whole time, and to lastly discover it in a recreation like that — very satisfying.”

Though the USWNT didn’t accomplish the unprecedented feat of following its 2019 FIFA Ladies’s World Cup triumph with an Olympic gold medal, it nonetheless has one thing tangible to point out for its marketing campaign in Tokyo.

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