Team USA Women's Soccer Beats Canada Thanks to OT Goal

Celebrity News Aug. 6, 2012 AT 8:15PM
Kelley O'Hara of the United States competes with Sophie Schmidt of Canada during extra time during the Women's Football Semi Final match between Canada and USA, on Day 10 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Old Trafford on August 6, 2012 in Manchester, England. Kelley O'Hara of the United States competes with Sophie Schmidt of Canada during extra time during the Women's Football Semi Final match between Canada and USA, on Day 10 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Old Trafford on August 6, 2012 in Manchester, England. Credit: Stanley Chou/Getty Images

When things got down to the wire during the Canada-U.S. women's soccer match Monday, our neighbors to the North just couldn't hold their own against Team USA.

The U.S. women's soccer team emerged victorious after a last-minute goal during overtime (by Alex Morgan), making the final score 4-3.

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Next, America will face off against Japan for the gold medal -- as well as the chance to avenge their crushing World Cup loss to that team last year.

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"4-3! And victory!" the team's goalkeeper, Hope Solo, tweeted post-match. "Sometimes it's that entertaining of a match. I never like to see three goals, but it's all part of the game!"

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