Graham Hays espnW.com
As Women's World Cup quarterfinals begin, it's worth considering Olympic qualification. If France beats the US, all four WC semifinalists will be European. That means the third place game becomes an Olympic playoff game (the top three European WC finishers qualify for Tokyo 2020). If the US beats France, then the winners of the other three WC quarterfinals qualify for Tokyo 2020. As if the stakes weren't big enough.