The WPS playoffs are only one game away from the final, with magicJack and the Independence squaring off Saturday in the super semifinal.
In an epic game, Japan rallies twice to beat the U.S. winning the World Cup for a nation reeling from natural disasters.
Frustrated by its play in the semifinals against Japan, Sweden hopes to rebound with a victory in the third-place game.
Sweden, France, Japan and the U.S. have survived four tough games. How much is left their tanks? Here are five storylines to watch in Wednesday's semifinals.
At this stage of the Women's World Cup, there's built-in drama because it's win or go home for each team in each game.
England stands a good chance of advancing to the quarterfinals. Jill Scott, with her height, could play a key role in Tuesday's game against the smaller Japanese.
The superpowers haven't changed, but there are some new teams in the mix. As 16 nations vie for the trophy, expect an action-packed three weeks of soccer.