A News Sports — 28 June 2015

ukkWith World Cup host, Canada, losing to England by a 2-1 margin, the final four of Women’s World Cup have been decided.

The first match pits the United States, which won its game over China 1-0, against Germany, which narrowly won against France in a thrilling shoot out.  The teams are ranked #1 and #2 in the world, with Germany being favored in the match that begins Japan Flagat 7:00 ET on Tuesday.  The US will enjoy the return of Lauren Holiday and team star, Megan Rapinoe, who were both suspended for earning too many cards. Both teams have two modern-day world Cup victories.

Japan and England match up in the other semi-final. Japan overcame a strong Australian team 1-0 on Saturday, while England took care of Canada. Japan is considered the odds-on favorite, as England surprised even itself with its wins in the German_flagCup this year.

TUESDAY, JUNE 30:  7:00 PM Eastern: USA v. Germany (Fox, BBC)

WEDNESDAY, JULY 1:  7:00 PM Eastern:  Japan v. England (Fox Sports 1, BBC)

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