USA knock Spain out of Women's World Cup


The USA came have out on top in a challenging last 16 tie against Spain in the Women's World Cup.

Megan Rapinoe scored two penalties to give the US a 2-1 victory.

The result sets up what promises to be a mouthwatering quarter-final clash against France.

Meanwhile Canada were knocked out of the World Cup after losing 1-0 to Sweden.

Stina Blackstenius scored for Sweden in the 55th minute to give her country the win.

Sweden will now play Germany in Saturday's quarter-final.

More from Sports News

On Virgin Radio today

Trending on Virgin Radio

  • ARN News Centre

    Get the latest UAE and world news from our award winning team of journalists. The ARN News Centre is the country's most trusted source of information.

  • Regional Artist Spotlight Podcast

    Hear Maz & James chatting to the featured artists every month with Flash Entertainment.

  • Ed Sheeran - UAE EXCLUSIVE

    Latest album, what happened with BTS, raising a baby girl, eye surgery, and more!

  • Middle East Hot 30

    Every weekend Kris Fade plays the biggest tracks in the Middle East. Check out this weeks chart...