#100MomentsIn100Days: USA v Canada

Olympics

ByTheMinRio2016

72' GOAL SINCLAIR. "IT'S A HAT TRICK - CHRISTINE SINCLAIR DOES IT AGAIN....SHE IS PLAYING LIKE A WOMEN POSSESSED TONIGHT." Corner goes straight to Sinclair's head and it goes past Amy Lepeilbet at the far post. USA 2 - 3 CAN WHAT AN EPIC BATTLE. HERE ARE ALL THREE OF HER GOALS.

75' Sydney Leroux comes into the match for Lepelbit and the USA enters a 3-4-3 because as Arlo White mentioned earlier, Leroux is there to "wreak havoc." Will the USA get another goal to extend this match?

77' INDIRECT FREE KICK INSIDE THE BOX. Erin Mcleod apparently held the ball too long and what a rare chance for the USA team. Canada's wall stands tall and four Americans are discussing their strategy in front of this ball. Rapinoe takes the kick, looking for the hat trick...

78' HANDBALL. Off of Canadian player Nault who is COMPLETELY SHOCKED. The ball hit her elbow. It looked unintentional Oh my goodness, the Canadian team is furious. Crowd Boos. Complete Chaos. Already a match of such controversy and this is just icing on the cake. Some will argue this is karma for the no call as Lloyd's head was stepped on. Regardless, Abby Wambach steps up to take the penalty.

79' WAMBACH SCORES. Wambach beats Erin McLeod as she coolly slots the ball into the corner past McLeod. "WHO WILL FACE JAPAN IN THE GOLD MEDAL MATCH? WE HAVE NO IDEA. 3-3" ~ Arlo White. This man is epic. This match is epic. The referees not so epic. Also this video version of the penalty kick is my favorite:

81' The USA has trailed three times and all three times, USA has come back. 10 minutes left before we go into extended time. Morgan fouled inside the box and so many chances and Rapinoe goes for the hat trick but no go. Immediately after Kyle takes her chances at the USA goal despite Sinclair being open. Sinclair is not happy.

84' Incredible steal from Rapinoe, while she is on the ground, as she quickly gets it to the feet of Carli Lloyd who launches it to a GALLOPING Alex "Baby Horse" Morgan. Morgan gets it straight into the box off to the side and hits it across the box, drawing Mcleod to the ground, open goal, but Abby Wambach hits it JUST WIDE. Wambach on the ground, with her hands on her head in disbelief.

86' Things are getting chippy between Rapinoe and Tancredi. Rapinoe giving her the "talk to the hand."

87' Rapinoe curls in a free kick but Sinclair clears it. USA resets and a Morgan first touch launches right to Wambach's feet but Mcleod intercepts for the save. Another chance gone.

89' Schmidt finds herself with the ball and a chance and smacks the ball but Solo with the fantastic save to close down the incredibly narrow angle Schmidt needed for the goal. Schmidt does win the corner but nothing comes of it.