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  1. England's Toni Duggan sheds a tear after her squad's 2-1 loss to Japan.

    England Devastated by Own-Goal Loss to Japan

    The Lionesses are licking their wounds. Yesterday, the English side — having advanced further in the tournament than expected — were hoping to reach their first-ever World Cup final. But in the last seconds of the match, with the score tied 1-1, Laura Bassett tried to clear the ball away from Japanese striker Yuki Ogimi when it bounced off the crossbar and mercilessly across the line … for an own goal. This knocks England out of contention, pitting defending champion Japan against the U.S. in Sunday’s final.

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