2008 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup

U.S. faces powerful German team in semifinals

December 2, 2008
By Lindsey Dolich
Good things come in threes for the U.S. under-20 women. The U.S. team sprung back from a 2-0 loss to China in group play by knocking out England in the quarterfinals with a flurry of strikes in the second half to emerge with a 3-0 victory. The win was the team's third shutout and third victory in four games by a three-goal margin. The Americans will travel to Temuco, Chile, to face a daunting battle against Germany in the 2008 FIFA U-20 World Cup semifinals Thursday (5 p.m. ET, ESPN360.com and ESPNU). ...

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