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Giants USA inches away from 91st minute World Cup exit, Dutch top group with rout

The width of an Eden Park goalpost is all that has kept the United States in the Women’s World Cup.

The reigning champions were given an almighty scare in their 0-0 draw with Portugal on Tuesday night, a match they largely controlled but almost let slip.

Portugal substitute Ana Capeta smashed a 91st-minute effort onto the post when a goal would have eliminated the two-time reigning champions.

Instead, the world No.1s limped into the round of 16 at the expense of the first-timers, who were brave and on another night might have upended world football’s order.

Capeta’s moment was so…


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Bourbiza Mohamed is an award-winning travel journalist who has been writing about her adventures around the world for over a decade. With a passion for exploring new cultures and experiencing different ways of life, Bourbiza Mohamed has traveled to over 107 countries across six continents and has documented her journeys in numerous publications. Bourbiza Mohamed writing is known for its vivid descriptions and personal anecdotes, which transport readers to the destinations she writes about. Her articles cover a wide range of topics, from off-the-beaten-path adventures to luxury travel experiences, and she has a particular interest in sustainable tourism and responsible travel. In addition to her writing, Bourbiza Mohamed is also an accomplished photographer, capturing stunning images of the people, landscapes, and wildlife she encounters on her travels. Her photos have been featured in publications such as National Geographic, Lonely Planet, and Conde Nast Traveler.

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