Wednesday, July 13, 2011

USA vs. France LIVE UPDATES: Women's World Cup Semifinals

On the heels of their miraculous come from behind victory over Brazil, the U.S. women will take on France in the Women's World Cup semifinals at 12 p.m. EST on ESPN/

Although the U.S. team is ranked No. 1 overall in the FIFA rankings, they have been far from perfect thus far during the World Cup, falling to Sweden and just barely escaping defeat against a Brazil squad led by Marta, who is widely considered the finest female footballer in the world.

The US will need to be on high alert against a very cohesive French side, ranked seventh in the FIFA rankings, who was tied with Brazil and Germany for most goals scored during the group stage of the tournament with seven.

France defeated England on penalty shots to advance to the semi-finals, and took a whopping 33 shots during the match.

Which team will advance to the World Cup Finals? Follow our live blog for updates!


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