England captain Steph Houghton was "heartbroken" after missing a penalty in the 2-1 World Cup semi-final defeat to the United States on Tuesday - the Lionesses' third defeat at the last-four stage in major tournaments.
England was awarded a penalty kick late in the second half after the referee consulted a video replay and ruled that Becky Sauerbrunn had fouled England's Ellen White inside the box.
In the 30th minute, Morgan scored the second goal for the United States on a attractive header set up by Lindsey Horan. The forward, celebrating her 30th birthday for what it's worth, pulled out a rather cheeky celebration, gesturing like she was sipping a cup of tea, pinkie up in the air.
During a press conference, Alyssa Naeher, the U.S. goalkeeper said England is a great team, but they feel prepared.
The United States will take on either the Netherlands or Sweeden at 9 a.m.
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I was so-so about it in the beginning because when I was younger I didn't want to practice at all". This was her third tour-level match; Williams has played more than 1,000. "I loved tennis.
England started Carly Telford in goal instead of Karen Bardsley, who was out with a hamstring injury. It's been said time and time again, but the depth that this USA side has is beyond impressive, particularly on the wings, where Jill Ellis can pick and choose who to play based on tactics and one-on-one matchups. "It was just such a great effort from everybody". I'm devastated not to get to the final.
"No words that I can say tonight will make them feel any better", England coach Phil Neville said.
The mild-mannered goalkeeper was asked afterward if it was the biggest save of her life. We agreed that the next best penalty taker on the team would take the penalty.
The U.S.W.N.T. will face the victor of tomorrow's match between the Netherlands and Sweden in the final on July 7 at 11:00 AM E.S.T.
"I got told today that I was on the penalties and I was confident because I had been scoring all week but I didn't connect with it properly and the goalkeeper guessed the right way".