World Cup: Key Stat Takeaways From U.S. Win Over Germany
Throughout the Women's World Cup, ESPN Stats & Information will provide breakdowns and analysis of the day's action.
• With its 2-0 win over Germany, the United States became the first country to reach four Women's World Cup finals, and the U.S. can now be the first to win three titles.
• The United States is the third country to reach consecutive Women's World Cup finals and the second to do so after finishing runner-up at the previous tournament.
• Germany lost by two goals for the first time in 26 Women's World Cup games since the 1995 final, a 2-0 loss to Norway.
• Carli Lloyd's 69th-minute penalty kick made her the third American to score in three straight games in a single Women's World Cup, along with Abby Wambach (both 2003 and 2011) and Michelle Akers (1991).
• Kelley O'Hara's 84th-minute insurance goal was her first international score in 62 career games.
• The United States is now unbeaten in 12 straight games against Germany (7-0-5), outscoring the Germans 21-9 in that span.
• The United States has won three of four games against Germany at the Women's World Cup, and the winner in all three of their previous meetings went on to win the tournament.
• Celia Sasic put her penalty kick wide left, marking the first time a German has missed a penalty kick in 13 attempts at the Women's World Cup.
• The U.S. has five shutouts in a single Women's World Cup for the first time, and its 513-minute shutout streak is the second-longest in tournament history behind Germany's 679-minute streak from 2003 to 2011, which included all 540 minutes in 2007.
• Hope Solo posted her 10th career Women's World Cup shutout, tying the record held by Briana Scurry.
• Abby Wambach came off the bench to play her 24th career Women's World Cup game, tied for second-most with Julie Foudy, Birgit Prinz and Formiga, trailing only Kristine Lilly (30).
• The United States is now a 70 percent title favorite, according to FiveThirtyEight's WSPI. The U.S. would be a 76 percent favorite over England and a 66 percent favorite over defending champion Japan.