It was not the color medal the U.S. had hoped for, but it was a better result than at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics when the USWNT was bounced out of tournament in the quarterfinals.
The action on Day 13 of the Tokyo Games will feature track and field, with medals in the men’s 400-meter final, the men’s and women’s 4x100 relays and the women’s 400 meters.
The Olympics may be the last major soccer tournament for a few of the biggest stars on the U.S. women’s national team like forward Carli Lloyd.
The United States already advanced further in Japan than in the Rio Games, when the team was eliminated in the quarterfinals by Sweden.
Jessie Fleming scored on a penalty kick in the 74th minute and Canada earned a 1-0 semifinal victory over the United States in the Olympic women’s soccer competition.
With the Olympics right around the corner, the final rosters and teams are shaping up, and that includes the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team.
The U.S. will look to avenge it's early exit in the 2016 Games when the first match in Tokyo kicks off on July 21 against rival Sweden.