The US approves the first goal in the FIFA Women & # 39; s World Cup after an early lead against Spain
- Megan Rapinoe had an early lead with a penalty in the 6th minute
- Nine minutes in Spain for Jenni Hermoso made it 1-1
- This is the first goal the US has allowed in this World Cup
- The goal puts an end to a winning streak for the US of 647 minutes without giving in
Megan Rapinoe scored a penalty and gave the US an early lead over Spain within six minutes of the start.
However, Spain soon came closer when Lucia Garcia fed the ball to world-class best goal maker Jenni Hermoso.
Chicago Red Stars stop Alyssa Naeher played a ball on the defense that was intercepted by Hermoso, who scored in the top right corner to even score the match.
Hermoso & # 39; s ninth-minute goal is the first scored against the US in this World Cup, and ended a run of more than 647 minutes without jogging.
Spain's goal is only the second of open play in this tournament.
The American vanguard Megan Rapinoe (L) competes with the Spanish defender Irene Paredes during the women's round of the 2019 Women & # 39; s World Cup of sixteen football matches between Spain and the US, on 24 June
The US team is preparing for a photo prior to the FIFA Women's World Cup France Tour of 16 matches between Spain and the US at Stade Auguste Delaune on June 24 in Reims, France
Team USA rally quickly after the goal with Tobin Heath's winger, who found Megan Rapinoe.
The skipper tried in vain to land her second, but she was full and Alex Morgan & # 39; s follow-up shot was blocked.
Julie Ertz of USA fired the ball over the crossbar from 12 meters in the 26th minute.
Leading Megan Rapinoe of the United States reacts after missing a scoring opportunity during the France 2019 Women's World Cup of 16 football matches between Spain and the US
Rapinoe took a yellow card after 38 minutes after the Spanish defender Marta Corredera was eliminated, with Spain being awarded a free kick.
A replay shows that Rapinoe caught Corredera in her face with her arm,
Three minutes of injury time was added just before the break.
In injury time, Rapinoe took a free kick after Alex Morgan was eliminated.
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