Carli Lloyd: USWNT ‘failing’ at development levels after disastrous loss

The USWNT has serious problems, and Carli Lloyd has thoughts.

Lloyd, a former USWNT superstar who won two World Cups, Olympic golds and FIFA Player of the Year Awards, has been one of the most outspoken critics of this year’s team.

Following the USWNT’s miserable loss to Sweden during the Round of 16 in penalty kicks — the first time the U.S. had ever lost before the semifinals — Lloyd said she thought the team’s problems ran deep.