Thorns FC midfielder Amandine Henry and France beat the U.S. Women's National Team 3-0 Tuesday evening to clinch the 2017 SheBelieves Cup. France went 2-0-1 in the round-robin tournament to finish atop the standings.
In the Algarve Cup in Portugal, Hayley Raso was on the bench as Australia lost a close third-place match on penalties against Denmark Wednesday. Though tied at 1-1 after regulation, the Danes prevailed 4-1 in the penalty-kick shootout. The fourth place finish is the highest result the Matildas have achieved at the venerable tournament.
In the tournament championship, Christine Sinclair and Canada lost 1-0 to Spain to close out the Algarve Cup. Sinclair came on in the 41st minute and contributed to a number of chances in the second half but the Canadians could not find a goal.