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Japan stunned the United States in the Women's World Cup Final on Sunday. The match went to penalty kicks after the teams were tied at two after two 15-minute extra periods. Japan then outscored the Americans 3-1 in penalty kicks to pull off the upset. Japan entered Sunday's title match 0-22-and-3 all-time against the United States. Alex Morgan gave the Americans a 1-0 lead in the 69th minute, but Japan tied it up in the 80th minute. Abby Wambach scored on another header in the 104th minute, but Japan tied it again in the 117th minute. The Americans failed to score on their first three penalty kicks in the loss. The U.S. has won not the Women's World Cup since 1999.

 
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