|August 14th, 2008|
|W14||Pool B||10:30am||USA - GER||2 - 4 (1 - 1)||Final|
> United States and Germany have met once before at the Olympics. In 1996, hosts USA were held to a 1-1 draw by the Germans. Melanie Cremer put the visitors in front, before Cindy Werley equalised.
> Their last competitive encounter dates back to the 2006 World Cup. USA won 1-0 on the strength of a goal by Tiffany Snow.
> Team USA have drawn their first two matches and have come from behind from 2-0 against Argentina and 1-0 against Japan to do so.
> Germany came from behind to beat New Zealand 2-1 last Tuesday. The Germans won their first match 5-1 against Great Britain.
> Defending champions Germany join Netherlands, China and Australia as the nations that have taken the maximum of six points from their first two matches.
> Germany have compiled a 3-for-9 penalty corner success rate, whereas USA are 1-for-7 in the penalty corner department.
> Reigning Olympic Champions Germany aim to become the second nation after Australia (in 2000) to successfully defend their Olympic title.