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Germany and U.S. will clash in matchup of world's best women's teams

Germany and U.S. will clash in matchup of world's best women's teams

On paper, Tuesday's World Cup showdown between Germany and the U.S. is a classic matchup between the two best teams in the world — one an unstoppable force, the other an immovable object. Consider their histories: — They are the only two countries to win multiple Women's World Cup titles. — Germany has been the best offensive team in this tournament, scoring 20 goals, while the U.S. and goalkeeper Hope Solo have been the best defensively, allowing just one score. — And in the 12 years that FIFA has been rating the top women's teams, Germany and the U.S. are the only countries to ever rank No. 1. It's a dream final. Only it's taking...

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