The No. 1 ranked US Women’s Soccer Team is the favorite to win the Gold Medal at the Tokyo Olympics but they got a big-time wake-up call in their first match as they were stunned by Sweden by a score of 3-0.
The Swedes, who are the No. 5 ranked team in the World, were led by Stina Blackstenius as she scored two goals for her country.
The US team had a whopping 44 game unbeaten streak heading into the match, though Sweden did play them to a 1-1 tie in April.
The Americans, ranked No. 1 in the world and the favorites to win gold in Tokyo, were riding a 44-match unbeaten streak heading into the match. https://t.co/nc71NE23Dw
— Local 4 WDIV Detroit (@Local4News) July 21, 2021