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US heads to World Cup final with 2-0 win over Germany

United States' Carli Lloyd (10) celebrates with teammates Ali Krieger (11) and Morgan Brian after scoring on a penalty kick against Germany during the second half of a semifinal in the Women's World Cup soccer tournament, Tuesday, June 30, 2015, in Montreal, Canada. (Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press via AP)

MONTREAL (AP) — Carli Lloyd buried a penalty kick, Hope Solo got another shutout and the United States beat top-ranked Germany 2-0 on Tuesday night to advance to the title match at the Women’s World Cup.

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FIFA article draws criticism for referring to Morgan’s looks

United States' Alex Morgan (13) tries to place the ball past Germany keeper Nadine Angerer during the first half of a semifinal in the Women's World Cup soccer tournament, Tuesday, June 30, 2015, in Montreal, Canada. (Graham Hughes/The Canadian Press via AP)

MONTREAL (AP) — Critics took aim at FIFA on social media Tuesday after FIFA.com referenced American forward Alex Morgan’s looks in an article posted in advance of the United States’ match against Germany in the semifinals of the Women’s World Cup.

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Ali Krieger gives US team insight into Germany

United States' Ali Krieger (11) and China's Liu Shanshan (2) battle for the ball during the first half of a quarterfinal match in the FIFA Women's World Cup soccer tournament, Friday, June 26, 2015, in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. (Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press via AP)

MONTREAL (AP) — The Germans are going to have to be vigilant about giving too much away with their on-field chatter on Tuesday night. Defender Ali Krieger will be listening.

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US-Germany semifinal features world’s top goalkeepers

Germany goalkeeper Nadine Angerer, left, catches a shot as France's Gaetane Thiney moves in during the second-half of a quarterfinal match in the FIFA Women's World Cup soccer tournament, Friday, June 26, 2015, in Montreal, Canada. (Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

MONTREAL (AP) — The Women’s World Cup semifinal clash between top-ranked Germany and the second-ranked United States will feature two of the best goalkeepers in the game: Nadine Angerer and Hope Solo.

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A look at the teams that made the semifinals

Germany's Leonie Maier (4), Simone Laudehr (6) and Melanie Behringer (7) react after defeating France on penalty kicks in a quarterfinal match in the FIFA Women's World Cup soccer tournament, Friday, June 26, 2015, in Montreal, Canada. (Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

MONTREAL (AP) — A look that the four teams playing in the semifinals at the Women’s World Cup.

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