World Cup: Key Stat Takeaways From The U.S. Win Over China
Throughout the Women's World Cup, ESPN Stats & Information will provide breakdowns and analysis of the day's action. Here's a look at Japan's 2-1 win over the Dutch, the eight remaining teams and tournament milestones through the Round of 16.
* The United States beat China 1-0 and will play Germany in the semifinals on Tuesday. The U.S. is the only team to reach all seven Women's World Cup semifinals.
* The U.S. is now unbeaten in 25 straight games against China since 2003 (21-0-4).
* In her 200th career cap, Carli Lloyd scored the game's only goal in the 51st minute. She is the third player in U.S. history to score on her 200th cap, joining Abby Wambach and Heather O'Reilly.
* The United States extended its shutout streak to 423 minutes, the third-longest streak in tournament history. Its last (and only) goal conceded in this tournament was in the 27th minute of the opener against Australia.
* This game was Hope Solo's 134th career win, passing Briana Scurry for the most by a U.S. goalkeeper. It was also her 88th career shutout and fourth straight clean sheet.
* In the U.S.'s last four games, Hope Solo has faced six shots on goal, with the average shot distance coming from 31.9 yards out.
* Despite missing its two top creators, Megan Rapinoe and Lauren Holiday, the U.S. had its most shots (17), chances created (13) and touches in the attacking third (241) of any game at this Women's World Cup.
Looking ahead to Germany-U.S.
* Germany is a 57 percent favorite to advance over the United States, according to FiveThirtyEight's WSPI.
* Germany and the United States rank first and second, respectively, in the FIFA World Rankings and FiveThirtyEight's WSPI.
* The United States and Germany are the only countries to win multiple Women's World Cup titles. They have been the top two teams in the FIFA Women's World Rankings in all but four of the 49 releases since they began in 2003.
* This will be the fourth time that the U.S. and Germany have met at the Women's World Cup. All three previous meetings have been in the knockout round, and the winner of all three went on to win the Women's World Cup.
* Led by the World Cup's leading goalscorer Celia Sasic's (six goals), Germany has scored nine more goals and taken 42 more shots than any other team at this World Cup. Meanwhile, the United States has allowed a tournament-low one goal (tied with Brazil and Canada) and has not conceded a goal in four straight games.