Twice a week, the US Women’s National Team defeated Colombia at Exploria Stadium, this time 6-0, with five names on the scoresheet for the first time in the new year.
The game was woven in a memorable moment. In particular, 35-year-old superstar Megan Rapinoe made a brace in the first half after missing the team’s December camp, proving that he didn’t miss the beat.
On the other side of the age group, the exciting rookie Catarina Macario, 21, was the first to start the field and score a goal in just three minutes. Emily Fox, on the other hand, is the latest and first overall NWSL. Draft topics earned valuable time in the second half.
The scoreline says it all, the game is a vintage performance from Americans, and Colombians look more out of place in Friday’s actions than they did during their defeat on Monday, and are better suited for work. did not.
Macario and Rapinoe achieved their goals from the execution of play, running from inside the box to give Americans early comfort. A soft penalty call nearing the end of the first half put the game in cruise control, thanks to the icy cold Rapinoe’s take.
In the second half, when Lynn Williams scored in the 60th minute, the points were pushed further home. Samantha Mewis hit the ball into the box and found Williams, who easily climbed over a Colombian defender and broke the header, and his tired backline was roped again.
The game ended mercilessly after Crystal Dunn provided a corner kick, Lindsey Horan scored a goal, and Carli Lloyd provided Midge Perth with a free header.
For Perth, this goal was her first goal at an international competition.
This victory brings head coach Vratko Andnovsky to the perfect 13-0-0 under USWNT’s command at the SheBelieves Cup in February.
Megan Rapinoe. After winning an assist in the match on Monday, the two-goal night is a statement for the dusk star on her international play day.
The moment of the match
Many first things, you will understand.But Catalina Macario’s The first international goal of her first debut is a special moment for players and fans.
Match to forget
The match on Friday was another brutal match for Colombians. And we were able to hold almost every field player accountable for porous defense.
Goalkeeper for her own sanity Sandra Sepulveda You’ll want to fill Friday, and a week in Orlando is soon in her mind. Overall, despite some savings in highlight reel quality, scoring 10 goals a week isn’t entirely her fault, but obviously doesn’t increase the confidence of a talented keeper. ..
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