Alexia Putellas scored in the 83rd minute to give Spain a 1-0 victory over England in the SheBelieves Cup on Wednesday.
England, ranked sixth in the world, and No. 13 Spain both went into the game with a win over Japan and a loss to the United States in the round-robin tournament decided on points.
England goalkeeper Carly Telford made a key save early in the second half when she stopped a one-on-one attempt from Ainhoa Moraza.
But Spain finally broke through with Putellas' header...
The United States women's national team defeated Japan 3-1 to win the SheBelieves Cup at Toyota Stadium in Frisco, Texas, on Wednesday.
The U.S. needed only a tie to win the tourney for third time since its inception in 2016.
Megan Rapinoe and Christen Press put the Americans ahead in the first half, before Japan's Mana Iwabuchi made it 2-1 in the 58th minute. Lindsey Horan's header in the 83rd minute extended the lead to 3-1.
Spain (2-1-0) finished second, England (1-2-0) was third and Japan (0-3-0)...
FRISCO, Texas -- Following a 3-1 win over Japan on Wednesday to secure the SheBelieves Cup, U.S. women's national team co-captain Megan Rapinoe said that the U.S. Soccer Federation might have done irreparable damage to its relationship with the players after a recent court filing in response to the players' gender-discrimination lawsuit.
Rapinoe -- who, like the rest of the team, took the pitch in pregame warmups with shirts inside out, hiding the U.S. Soccer crest -- also cast skepticism on an...