The match was tightly contested throughout, with neither team able to break the deadlock until the 56th minute. That’s when 18-year-old Colombian star Linda Caicedo scored a stunning goal to give her team the lead.
Germany responded well, and Alexandra Popp equalized in the 89th minute from the penalty spot. However, Colombia would not be denied, and Manuela Vanegas scored the winner in the 97th minute to seal a memorable victory.
The win is a major upset for Germany, who were one of the favorites to win the tournament. It is also a sign of Colombia’s progress in recent years, as they have become a force to be reckoned with in women’s football