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What next for U.S. women's team?

Updated: January 30, 2012, 1:18 AM ET
By Jim Caple | ESPN.com

VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- The U.S. women's soccer team accomplished its goal at the Olympic qualifying tournament, but earning a trip to the 2012 London Olympics also came at a price. While routing the Dominican Republic 14-0 in its first game, the U.S. lost defender Ali Krieger when she tore her anteroir cruciate and medial collateral ligaments. While Krieger insists she could be back in time for London -- "I'm a fighter ... I'm still hopeful for the Olympics" -- a comeback seems unlikely.

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