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Old rivals clash in women's Olympic soccer semi-final

Images from Canada's semi-final match against the U.S. at Old Trafford in Manchester, England

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The Canadian side poses before the women's semi final soccer match against Canada at the London 2012 Olympic Games at Old Trafford in Manchester, Mon. Aug. 6, 2012

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The USA side stand for the national anthem before the women's semi final soccer match against Canada at the London 2012 Olympic Games at Old Trafford in Manchester, Mon. Aug. 6, 2012.

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The USA side poses before the women's semi final soccer match against Canada at the London 2012 Olympic Games at Old Trafford in Manchester, Mon. Aug. 6, 2012

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The Canada side stand for the national anthem before the women's semi final soccer match against the USA at the London 2012 Olympic Games at Old Trafford in Manchester, Mon. Aug. 6, 2012

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A Canada fan waits before the women's semi final soccer match against the USA at the London 2012 Olympic Games at Old Trafford in Manchester, Mon. Aug. 6, 2012

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Canada's Melissa Tancredi collides with an American opponent.

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Canada's Sophie Schmidt and Tobin Heath of the United States fight for a free ball.

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Canadian captain Christine Sinclair chases American forward Rachel Buehler.

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United States' Megan Rapinoe, top, is tackled by Canada's Diana Matheson during their semi-final women's soccer match at the 2012 London Summer Olympics, Monday, Aug. 6, 2012 at Old Trafford Stadium in Manchester, England.

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Canada's Christine Sinclair (12) scores past USA goalkeeper Hope Solo in the women's semi final soccer match against at the London 2012 Olympic Games at Old Trafford in Manchester, Mon, Aug. 6, 2012

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Canada's Christine Sinclair scores her second goal against the USA at the 2012 Summer Olympics in Manchester, England, Sunday August 5/2012.

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Canada's Christine Sinclair celebrates scoring a third goal past the USA in the women's semi final soccer match against at the London 2012 Olympic Games at Old Trafford in Manchester, August 6, 2012.

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The Canadians are devastated by Alex Morgan’s winning goal for the United States. ‘We didn’t want to leave because we couldn’t believe what happened,’ Canada’s Melissa Tancredi said. ‘That was our win. That was our game to have, and it was just taken away.’

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Canada's Desiree Scott (far left) and Canada's Sophie Schmidt watch as USA's women's soccer team reacts after beating Canada at the 2012 Summer Olympics in Manchester, England, Sunday August 5/2012.

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Canadian players react after losing to the U.S. in extra time.

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Canadian women's soccer team captain Christine Sinclair reacts after losing to the U.S. at the 2012 Summer Olympics in Manchester.

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Christine Sinclair is consoled by backup goalkeeper Karina LeBlanc after the forward’s three goals weren’t enough to overcome the United states in a 4-3 extra-time semi-final loss. Sophie Schmidt looks on at right.

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Christine Sinclair leaves the field after Canada's 4 - 3 overtime loss to the United States in semi-final action in Manchester at the 2012 London Olympics.

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