After coasting to comfortable victories in each of their first four matches in Rio, the U.S. women’s water polo team will look to advance to the gold medal match as they take on Hungary Wednesday afternoon.
These two teams met in the final match of group play for both, with the U.S. winning 11-6. Maggie Steffens scored four of the 11 goals on the day, and goalkeeper Ashleigh Johnson recorded two of the team’s four steals. Hungary won their quarterfinal matchup with Australia via penalty shootout, and their balanced scoring attack has been led by the likes of Rita Keszthelyi and Barbara Bujka.
WATCH LIVE: U.S. vs. Hungary, women’s water polo semifinals — 3:30 p.m. Eastern