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U.S. Women Upset Germany, Advance To World Cup Final

The U.S. played its best game of the tournament, dominating top-ranked Germany.

Posted on June 30, 2015, at 11:12 p.m. ET

The U.S. Women's National Team silenced doubters on Tuesday with a resounding 2-0 win over Germany in the World Cup semi-final.

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After struggling to come together in earlier matches, the U.S. played its best game of the tournament to dominate Germany, the top-ranked team.

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Captain Carli Lloyd led a bold offense, first scoring on a penalty kick and assisting a beautiful clinching goal by Kelly O'Hara.

Their defense, led by goalie Hope Solo, hasn't allowed a goal in more than 500 minutes — since the first half of their first game.

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The U.S. women haven't won a World Cup since 1999. They'll be looking to change that on Sunday.

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