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Dutch longshots remain in method for record fourth World Cup title for Rapinoe's USA

Driven by the charming Megan Rapinoe, the United States are expecting to hold the ladies' World Cup and secure their fourth title overal as they face European bosses the Netherlands in Sunday's last in Lyon. 


A rat horde of near 60,000 is normal in the French city for the masterpiece round of the World Cup, which commences at 5pm nearby time (3pm GMT).

The USA have satisfied their status as top picks coming into the competition by turning into the principal group ever to achieve three successive ladies' World Cup finals.

They get an opportunity to lift the trophy for the fourth time in eight releases, four years after Carli Lloyd's cap trap helped them to a 5-2 prevail upon Japan in the last in Canada.

It hasn't generally been plain cruising for the strong Americans at this competition. Subsequent to opening their title protection with a record 13-0 triumph over Thailand, they have needed to battle to overcome the knockout rounds, pushing out Spain, has France and …