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U.S. brings its extreme ways into Women's World Cup quarterfinals

U.S. brings its extreme ways into Women's World Cup quarterfinals

Carli Lloyd and Lori Chalupny have thought about it. And both say the U.S. would be a lot better in this Women's World Cup if the players thought a little less. "When you overthink too much you can kind of be unsure of yourself," Lloyd said. "At the end of the day it's a game we've played our whole lives. And when we step out on the field, we've just got to let instincts take over." Added Chalupny: "In the attack it is kind of about [being] a little bit more free flow and less thinking. We'll figure it out." They'd better. Because a mistake against China in Friday's quarterfinal could hand the U.S. its earliest exit in...

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