USA loses to Sweden: Updates, scores, World Cup highlights

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After 120 minutes of enthralling soccer in Melbourne and a penalty shootout that had to be seen to be believed, the defending World Cup champions are OUT as Sweden won 5-4 on penalties over the U.S.

The pivotal spot-kick: U.S. goalie Alyssa Naeher got a piece of Lina Hurtig's shot, only for it to loop over the goalline; despite Naeher's second attempt to keep it out, the goalline technology showed that the ball was in. And with that, the U.S. are out.

Follow along for updates, instant analysis and the key moments from a gripping affair on Sunday morning.