England beats Germany 1-0 in extra time to finish 3rd (Yahoo Sports)

England beats Germany 1-0 in extra time to finish 3rd (Yahoo Sports)

Days after a gut-wrenching loss, England finished its deepest run in the Women’s World Cup with an uplifting victory. Houghton’s nifty legwork prevented an own goal and Fara Williams scored on a penalty kick in the 108th minute, leading England to a 1-0 victory over top-ranked Germany in the third-place game Saturday. ”This is the team we wanted to be,” coach Mark Sampson said.

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