As it happened: USA vs. Australia

Before the game:

US is playing Australia in the Women’s World Cup! Those are two of my favorite countries. I’m rooting for everyone. #USWNT

— Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow)

June 9, 2015


— Ki Hong Lee (@kihonglee)

June 9, 2015

Hope Solo’s saves:

What a start by #USA in the #WWC2015! Seems to me like Hope Solo is more of a distraction to the #AUS team right now….

— Alejandro Bedoya (@AleBedoya17)

June 8, 2015

2 huge saves from @hopesolo and you can see the confidence building for the @ussoccer_wnt after @mPinoe goal. Let’s go!

— Nick Rimando (@NickRimando)

June 8, 2015

Those two saves by @hopesolo are two of the better saves you’ll see any goalie make at any level…especially the second one

— Landon Donovan (@landondonovan)

June 8, 2015

Megan Rapinoe’s 1st Goal:


— American Outlaws KC (@AOkcdoesnotstop)

June 8, 2015

Australia’s Lisa De Vanna’s goal:

Lisa De Vanna for FIFA President.

— Daniel Garb (@DanielGarb)

June 8, 2015

AUSTRALIA GOAL—The Matildas get a deserved equalizer after having the run of play with De Vanna powering past Solo. 1-1.

— Grant Wahl (@GrantWahl)

June 8, 2015

Christen Press’ goal:


— Sarah (@DasGherkin)

June 9, 2015

Like I said, @EricBana67, BOOM. @ChristenPress.

— Vera Farmiga (@VeraFarmiga)

June 9, 2015

Megan Rapinoe’s 2nd goal:

Please address her as Your Highness Megan Rapinoe

— Stars and Stripes FC (@StarsStripesFC)

June 9, 2015

RAPINOE!!!!!!!!!!!! Again.

— Michelle Akers (@MichelleAkers10)

June 9, 2015

Even a One Direction member was watching:

Watching a crackin game between Australia and USA in the womens World Cup! Fast tempo

— Niall Horan (@NiallOfficial)

June 9, 2015

Alex Morgan subs in:

About time Alex Morgan got some PT! #USA

— Aaron Murray (@aaronmurray11)

June 9, 2015

they need to start an Alex Morgan chant

— Kenny Stills (@KSTiLLS)

June 9, 2015

*insert tweet about alex morgan*

— Soccer Problems (@SoccerProbs1)

June 9, 2015

Alex Morgan (@alexmorgan13) checks in for the #USWNT. #1N1T

— Major League Soccer (@MLS)

June 9, 2015

USWNT wins:

Big saves, big goals, BIG win #USWNT

— tim howard (@TimHowardGK)

June 9, 2015

Yes! Congrats @ussoccer_wnt on your victory tonight . Keep it going. Go USA!

— Mia Hamm (@MiaHamm)

June 9, 2015

Good job girls!!! Important start to win the first game of this tournament!! Nice to see @alexmorgan13 back on the field!#WeBelieve

— Jermaine Jones (@Jermainejunior)

June 9, 2015

USA! USA! USA! @ussoccer_wnt !!! 3-1 final. Congrats ladies. @alexmorgan13 @AbbyWambach @hopesolo

— Chad Michael Murray (@ChadMMurray)

June 9, 2015


— Fred Jackson (@Fred22Jackson)

June 9, 2015

That was a bit of a nail biter, but the #uswnt won! Congrats to @christenpress on her 1st #FIFAWWC goal! #crs07 #1N1T

— Chicago Red Stars (@chicagoredstars)

June 9, 2015

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