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USA falls to Sweden; Brazil up next

Update: Sweden beats the USA, 2-1, and wins the group. The result sends the USA into a knockout match against Brazil on Sunday.

Pregame: The USA women's national team completes group play against Sweden in a match at 11:45 a.m. today and shown on ESPN.

Here's what's at stake:

The USA needs a win or a draw to take to the top spot while Sweden needs to win. Both teams won their first two matches by shutouts, but the USA scored five goals while Sweden scored two, giving the USA the edge in goal differential which is the first tie-breaker to determine placement in the group.

Here's a preview from U.S. Soccer, which will be updated as the match moves along.