Scotland crash out of Womens World Cup after dramatic Argentina comeback

Scotland drew 3-3 with Argentina and have crashed out of the Womens World Cup despite having a three-goal lead in the second half Scotland crashed out of the World Cup in dramatic style after throwing away a three-goal lead against Argentina. They looked to be cruising to victory until a five-minute capitulation saw Milagros Menndez score and goalkeeper Lee Alexander deflect the ball into her own net to put Shelley Kerrs side on the brink of disaster. In added time Florencia Bonsegundo pushed Scotland over the edge from the spot. Alexander thought she had saved Scotland with a fine stop but the penalty was ordered to be retaken after intervention by the VAR. Bonsegundo made sure with her second effort …

Women’s World Cup: Germany beats China 1-0 off wondrous strike

(CNN)Germany put away an upstart Chinese team 1-0 in a tense matchup Saturday at the Woman’s World Cup in Rennes, France. Germany was kept in the match by the steady hands of goalkeeper Almuth Schult, making her 60th cap, before 19-year-old Giulia Gwinn found the back of the net with a thunderous strike from outside the box in the 66th minute.