Women’s football: Hope Solo errors help Colombia draw with USA

  • Late goal leaves USWNT’s final Olympic group game a 2-2 draw
  • Americans will still advance as group winners

The United States survived a pair of Hope Solo errors to secure top spot in Olympic Group G following an unexpected 2-2 draw with Colombia in Manaus.

Needing only a point to earn first place after wins against New Zealand and France, the tournament favorites surprisingly fell behind as Catalina Usme’s dipping, 25-yard free kick squirmed between an unsighted Solo’s legs in the 25th minute.

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