Framework

Capturing the world through photography, video and multimedia

Abby Wambach (No. 20) of the U.S. scores a goal during the Women's World Cup semifinal soccer match against France.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ALEX DOMANSKI / Reuters

The United States' Abby Wambach (No. 20) celebrates with teammates after scoring their side's second goal during the semifinal match against France at the Women's Soccer World Cup.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Frank Augstein / Associated Press

Lauren Cheney, right, of the U.S. celebrates her goal during the Women's World Cup semifinal soccer match against France.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: WOLFGANG RATTAY / Reuters

U.S. fans before the FIFA Women's World Cup 2011 semifinal match between France and the U.S. at Borussia Park.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Scott Heavey / Getty Images

France's goalkeeper Berangere Sapowicz, left, makes a save in front of Abby Wambach of the U.S. during their Women's World Cup semi-final soccer match.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ALEX DOMANSKI / Reuters

France's Sonia Bompastor, right, and goalkeeper Berangere Sapowicz lie on the pitch during the semifinal soccer match against th U.S.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ROLF VENNENBERND / EPA

Alex Morgan, left, of the U.S. celebrates with teammate Lauren Cheney after a goal.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: INA FASSBENDER / Reuters

The United States' Abby Wambach, right, and France's Sandrine Soubeyrand jump for the ball during the semifinal match between France and the United States.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Frank Augstein / Associated Press

The United States' Alex Morgan, top, fails to score past France goalkeeper Berangere Sapowicz during the semifinal match.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Michael Sohn / Associated Press

A U.S. fan cheers during the Women's World Cup semifinal soccer match against France.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: WOLFGANG RATTAY / Reuters

More galleries on Framework

return to gallery

USA reaches final in Women's World Cup

Pictures in the News | April 8, 2015

In Wednesday's Pictures in the News, a fire rips through part of a commercial building near downtown Los Angeles on Tuesday night. Two people were briefly trapped in an office...   View Post»

   

USA reaches final in Women's World Cup

reFramed: In conversation with Jennifer Loeber

“reFramed” is a feature showcasing fine art photography and vision-forward photojournalism. It is curated by Los Angeles Times staff photographer Barbara Davidson. Follow...   View Post»

   

USA reaches final in Women's World Cup

The Week in Pictures | May 27 – June 2, 2013

Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. This week climbers navigated the knife-edge ridge just below the Hillary Step on their way to the summit of Mt....   View Post»

   

USA reaches final in Women's World Cup

The Week in Pictures | March 25 – March 31, 2013

Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. Good Friday was observed around the world and included images from England, where pilgrims walked with crosses on...   View Post»

USA reaches final in Women’s World Cup

The United States swept into the finals of the sixth Women’s World Cup with a convincing 3-1 victory  over France on Wednesday in Moenchengladbach, Germany.

The Americans will play either Sweden or Japan in Sunday’s final in Frankfurt.

Goals by Lauren Cheney, Abby Wambach and Alex Morgan were more than enough to overcome a talented French team that did more of the attacking but could not turn those offensive forays into goals.

Read Grahame Jones’ story

2 Comments

  1. July 14, 2011, 11:50 am

    What, those are women? Dang, too scary.

    By: bantot@gmail.com
  2. July 15, 2011, 12:18 am

    How are you supposed to block a shot with your eyes closed, and whats with that girl using her arms to try and stop the other girl? Cheater!

    By: 12963

Add a comment or a question.

If you are under 13 years of age you may read this message board, but you may not participate. Here are the full legal terms you agree to by using this comment form.

Comments are moderated, and will not appear until they've been approved.

Required

Required, will not be published