Women's Olympic Tournament

GB crash to Canada defeat

August 3, 2012
By ESPN staff
Great Britain's women's team were unable to continue a cycling-led gold rush as they crashed out of the Olympics with a 2-0 defeat to Canada in Coventry tonight.

After such electrifying group stage performances, Hope Powell's team never got to grips with their quarter-final as Canada secured a deserved win and a trip to Old Trafford to meet the United States on Monday.

Jonelle Filingo and Christine Sinclair got the first-half goals and, in truth, it should have been more.
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