Following the USWNT’s 2-0 win over Sweden, Kate Markgraf and the FC crew examine what lies ahead in the round of 16 and beyond.
Thirty-six games are in the books. Only 16 teams remain in the Women’s World Cup. Which teams are the favorites to reach Lyon for the final three matches in France? And which players have performed most impressive in goal and on the field? ESPN FC’s Tom Hamilton and Julien Laurens, ESPN Brasil’s Natalie Gedra and ESPN’s Graham Hays, Julie Foudy and Alyssa Roenigk make their picks for how the rest of the World Cup might play out.
Which teams will reach the semifinals in Lyon?