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U.S. WNT forward Alex Morgan scored the first and fourth goal in the team’s 4-0 victory over Canada.The official player of the game added two assists, and the U.S. Women’s National Team win in front of a sold-out crowd of 25,427 at BC Place took the championship of the 2012 CONCACAF Olympic Qualifying Tournament.
Both teams sealed their berths to the 2012 London Olympics with semifinal wins last Friday, but still brought their A Game in front of a CONCACAF Olympic Qualifying-record crowd.
U.S. head coach Pia Sundhage was asked if Alex Morgan earned a starting spot with her performance…
“If we play tomorrow, I’d say yes. But when we go to the Algarve Cup, I don’t know. But she bought something special today with Abby. We had an air presence and with her speed on top it made us look really good today.”
Pundhage talked about the very dominant trip through Canada.
“I look at the tournament and we are winners. That is important. It’s great to feel the gold. If you look at Canada, I’m ...
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Now Abby Wambach only has Mia Hamm to beat.
The veteran striker scored twice Sunday night, moving into second place on the international scoring list, and the U.S. women's soccer team beat Canada 4-0 in the championship game of the CONCACAF Olympic qualifying tournament.
Wambach and Alex Morgan made for a formidable tandem, accounting for all the goals in a game for bragging...
The U.S. forward had two goals and two assists to lead the Olympic-bound U.S. team past Canada, extending its winning streak over its neighbors to the north to 25 games.
Abby Wambach and Alex Morgan scored two goals apiece, and the U.S. women's soccer team beat Canada 4-0 on Sunday night in the championship game of the CONCACAF Olympic qualifying tournament.
Wambach scored in the 24th and 28th minutes to push her total to 131 international goals, one ahead of longtime U.S. captain Kristine Lilly and into second place on the career list. The...
With a flick of the head, Abby Wambach sent Alex Morgan on a 30-yard run that gave the United States an early lead, the first of three goals resulting from impeccable teamwork between the veteran and the up-and-comer.
The United States Women’s National Team reflects the attitude of their coach Pia Sundhage; the energetic, hard working, and confident Swedish legend who is now entering her forth year as head coach. Sundhage again showed her brilliance as she changed her lineup going into the Olympic Qualifying Finals Sunday night. Sunhage changed to a 4-4-2 and replaced the solid workhorse Lauren...
Abby Wambach and Alex Morgan score twice apiece in 4-0 victory at CONCACAF title game, but both teams already had advanced to the London Games. Wambach has 131 goals, second all-time on the international list behind U.S. great Mia Hamm, who had 158.VANCOUVER, Canada — Now Abby Wambach has only Mia Hamm to surpass.