Controversial red card doesn't thwart Sweden, which scored in the 82nd minute for a 2-1 win.
The team advanced out of its group for the first time and also qualified for the 2012 Olympics. The hope is, maybe now, the country will notice.
With France dominating play, super-subs come off the bench and make a difference in the second half
Two of France's best played alongside U.S. players in the WPS league. That experience removed some mystique and helped them learn each other's tendencies.
The offense came alive -- and fans do, too -- in a resounding 4-2 win over France.
The team displays a united front despite angst over close wins and star Birgit Prinz.
A 4-0 win over Canada is the highest-scoring in the tournament, and all but guarantees France a spot in the quarterfinals. Canada likely is headed home.
After some second-half tweaks, France was able to find the back of the net. That was all they needed to win.