On July 26 in women's soccer action, the United States settled for a draw against the Netherlands at the Women's World Cup.
The game was a rematch of the championship game of the 2019 event, which the Americans won.
At halftime, the United States trailedthe first time that's happened since 2011, according to NBC News. That year, Brazil led the Americans 2-1 before Abby Wambach sent a long pass to Megan Rapinoe in the 122nd minute. The United States then won in penalties.
This time, the Dutch clung to a 1-0 halftime lead after scoring in the 17th minute. However, Lindsay Horan tied the game for the Americans after suffering a bruising tackle from Dutch player Danielle van de Donk; the two then had a tense exchange. "That moment, that little tacklebig tacklechanged a shift in my head because I want to do everything for my team and to win these games," Horan later said, according to ESPN.
Next, the U.S. will face Portugal at 2 a.m. CT on Tuesday, Aug. 1, from Eden Park in Auckland, New Zealand.