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‘Are the Olympics too easy for US women's team?' Fans drag up cocky ESPN headline after Americans routed by Sweden in opening game

12 days ago   |   By RT

An ESPN headline has come back to bite after the US women's national soccer team were hammered by Sweden in their opening Tokyo 2020 Olympics clash on Wednesday.
The reigning World Cup champions and Olympic pre-tournament favorites went down 3-0 to the Swedes in their group-stage game at Tokyo Stadium, snapping a remarkable 44-game unbeaten streak for the Americans.
Four-time gold medalists, the US team were strongly fancied to make it another Olympic title this summer - although some may be reassessing that after a double from Stina Blackstenius and a goal from Lina Hurtig meant Sweden...
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