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U.S. faces its toughest test yet

Updated: July 6, 2011, 2:14 AM ET
By Jeff Carlisle | ESPN.com

WOLFSBURG, Germany -- The U.S. women's national team has had things largely its own way so far in this Women's World Cup. Aside from a 25-minute stretch against North Korea, the Americans have controlled the tempo and the scoreboard. But now comes their toughest test yet against a Sweden side that mirrors the U.S. in many ways.

What's on the line

By winning their first two games, both teams already have qualified for the quarterfinals, but the U.S., by virtue ...

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