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U.S. women one win from history

U.S. women one win from history

Updated: July 25, 2011, 8:45 AM ET
By Michelle Smith

MONCHENGLADBACH, Germany -- In the quest to create its own moment in the legacy of the sport, the U.S. women's soccer team took one big step closer Wednesday evening in this soggy suburban city in northwest Germany.

It didn't matter that a 45,000-seat stadium was about 20,000 shy of being full.

It didn't matter that the Americans had one fewer day of rest or that for a long while, they looked like it.

It turned out it didn't matter that the U.S. played ...

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