Hope Solo Reveals How She Psyched Out the Competition

U.S. women's goalkeeper stalled as long as she could during Germany's penalty kick.
1:23 | 07/02/15

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Finally tonight, mind games at the world cup. Millions of fans celebrating team usa's stunning win over Germany to reach the final. Hope solo revealing how she psyched out the competition. Here's ABC's Paula Faris. Reporter: Team usa, the underdogs, winning 2-0 against the number one team in the world, Germany. But it all came down to this. This is her first major mistake. Reporter: The Germans who had never missed a penalty kick in a world cup game ever, the defining moment just 93 seconds. The U.S. Goalkeeper, hope solo, doing everything she can think of to stall. Drinking some water. The announcers sure noticing. Listen. Solo took a stroll away from the goal. It's mind games between goalkeeper and shooting. With the opponent ready to go, solo trying to throw Germany off, pushing the limits of what's allowed. Listen again. Solo is just trying to freeze, make her think about missing. Reporter: And then the moment. She shot, she missed! Reporter: Solo admitting it to Fox Sports after the game. You do what you can. I did the stall tactic. It worked. Reporter: Team usa punching their ticket to the final where they'll face Japan or England on Sunday. Paula, thank you. And thank you for watching. I'm Amy robach. Good night.

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