The two women's soccer teams from North America -- the United States and Canada -- are both undefeated after two matches of pool play in Rio. The are also both +4 in the point differential, with Canada surrendering the lone goal between the two teams in its match against Zimbabwe on Saturday.
Canada will be without player Kadeisha Buchanan when they take on Germany in their final pool-play match. Buchanan received her second yellow card of the tournament during the match against Zimbabwe, meaning she is out for the next match. Even if Canada were to lost to Germany, their ticket to the next round should already be punched.
There are a number of out LGBT players between the United States and Canada -- including Megan Rapinoe and Canada's Marie-Eve Nault and Stephanie Labbe, who are a couple -- and other players who are not publicly out but fall along the LGBT spectrum. We wish them all great luck and hope for a rematch of their 2012 Olympic semifinal match, which the United States won. The U.S. ultimately took gold, Canada bronze.