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Live updates: U.S. beats China, 1-0, to advance to World Cup semifinals

Live updates: U.S. beats China, 1-0, to advance to World Cup semifinals

The U.S. wanted Germany and now the Americans will get their wish. Dominating China everywhere but on the scoreboard, the U.S. rode Carli Lloyd's goal in the second half to a 1-0 victory Friday in a Women's World Cup quarterfinal played before a sellout crowd of 24,141 at T.D. Place. And that will send the U.S. 100 miles down the highway to meet the top-ranked Germans on Tuesday in the tournament semifinals. The second-ranked U.S. is the only country to reach the semifinals in all seven Women's World Cups. The Germans beat France on penalty kicks earlier Friday to win its quarterfinal. The U.S., unbeaten in five games here, outshot China, 17-7, and put more shots on...

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