The three key moments in the U.S. tie with the Netherlands at the Women’s World Cup

The U.S. and the Netherlands ended in a 1-1 draw in a highly anticipated Women’s World Cup game, with three key moments that stood out.

Key moment 1: The U.S. team was caught off guard in the 17th minute of the match.
* The U.S. team, which had controlled the early part of the match, was rattled by a powerful strike by Dutch midfielder Jill Roord, marking the first time the top U.S. team had trailed in the Women’s World Cup since 2011.

Key moment 2: Major improvements were seen in the U.S. team after halftime.
* According to coach Vlatko Andonovski, it was a shift in mentality during the break that catalyzed a change in their performance.
* Former USWNT player Carli Lloyd deemed the team “tired” and “flat” in the first half of the game.

Key moment 3: A critical goal was scored in the 62nd minute by U.S. co-captain Lindsey Horan.
* The goal, which evened out the score, came several minutes after a challenging interaction with Dutch player Daniëlle van de Donk.
* Horan reportedly channeled her frustration into executing an impressive header.

Next steps: The U.S. will play against Portugal and the Netherlands will face Vietnam in the next round of the Women’s World Cup.

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