Rio 2016: Defending champions US sent crashing out of women's football by Sweden

The United States women's team lost to Sweden in the quarter-finals of the Rio 2016 football tournament on Friday, marking the first time since the women's game was added to the Olympic programme that they have failed to make the final.

It took the first-ever penalty shoot-out in women's Olympic football history for the Swedes - coached by Pia Sundhage, who led the US to gold in 2008 and 2012 - to knock out the Americans after the match had ended level at 1-1 after extra time.

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