USWNT 2-0 Colombia, summary: score, goals, highlights, international friendly
The USWNT defeats Colombia
The game has ended with the USWNT defeating Colombia 2-0. Thanks for watching the minute by minute with AS.com.
Scuffle between Ashley Hatch and Jorelyn Andrea Carabalí Martínez. The American is booked for shoving the Colombian.
Three minutes added of stoppage time.
Last change for Colombia:
Out: Leicy Santos.
In: Tatiana Ariza.
Linda Caicedo makes an impressive solo play down the right flank and shoots from the distance before entering the box and Alyssa Naeher struggled to controlled the ball.
Emily Sonnett's header goes wide following a corner kick.
GOL! GOLAZO! GOAL! The USWNT comes out in full force after the weather delay. Kelley O'Hara volleys the ball following a deflection to find the back of the net.
UPDATE: The players are back out and the game will resume as heavy rain is pouring down in Sandy, Utah.
Lightning Delay at the Rio Tinto stadium so the game has been suspended for the moment. Due to severe weather in the vicinity the authorities are recommending for everyone at the stadium to take shelter.
Two more changes for Colombia:
OUT: Diana Ospina and Daniela Montoya.
IN: Liana Salazar and Catalina Usme.
Mallory Pugh's shot from inside the box goes wide!
Eleven different players have registered an assist for the USWNT so far in 2022, led by Pugh with five assists. Lavelle (3 assists), Alana Cook (2) and Sanchez (2) also have multiple assists on the year while Kelley O’Hara, Sofia Huerta, Megan Rapinoe, Purce, Hatch, Macario and Sullivan have on assist each, via US Soccer.
Twelve different players have scored for the USWNT so far in 2022 – Catarina Macario (5), Mallory Pugh (5), Sophia Smith (5), Rose Lavelle (2), Ashley Hatch (2), Ashley Sanchez (2), Jaelin Howell (1), Kristie Mewis (1), Midge Purce (1), Trinity Rodman (1), Andi Sullivan (1) and Taylor Kornieck (1). The USA’s other four goals this year came via own goals, via US Soccer.
Morgan is the top scorer on the roster with 115 career goals. Rapinoe has 62 and Lindsey Horan has 25. Pugh has 23 goals for the USWNT while Rose Lavelle has 20. No one else on the roster has double-digit goals for the USA.
Bright generation for the USWNT. Of the 26 players called in for the camp in June, seven are in their 30s while 10 players are age 25 or younger.
Rose Lavelle is booked, the first one of the night.
What a great solo play from Leicy Santos! The Colombian went from the left flank and took several players as she was cutting to the right and before she entered the box she riffled a shot to the far post but it was blocked by American goalkeeper Alyssa Naeher.
Great play from the Americans! Trinity Rodman makes a cross from the right flank to Ashley Sanchez but the American's shot went over the goal.
Changes for the second half for the USWNT:
Out: Lindsey Horan and Margaret Purce
In: Trinity Rodman and Kristie Mewis
Again the USWNT with the high pressure almost pays off! Megan Rapinoe's header almost gives the USWNT the 2-0 lead, but a defender from Colombia prevented the ball from finding the back of the net.
The second half has started at Rio Tinto stadium.
The first half has ended with the American taking the early lead.
Alex Morgan off the cross bar! Morgan letting it come across her body following a great pass from Huerta from the right flank.
Colombia finally answers back! Manuela Vanegas header goes wide following a corner kick.
Margaret Purce with the solo play almost ends in a goal. The American cut to his left side and riffled the ball from outside the box but it went wide. Another great opportunity for the USWNT.
Early looks from the USWNT! Margaret Purce header goes over the goal following a lovely cross from Carson Pickett from the left flank. Another missed opportunity from the Americans.
Lindsey Horan's shot from outside the box is easily blocked by Catalina Perez.
GOAL! GOL! GOLAZO! The American have the lead in the 22nd minute. So much time and space for Sofia Huerta as she makes a cross from the right flank and Vanegas tried to cleared the ball but the deflection ended up in an own goal.
Alex Morgan gets clipped inside the box but the referee didn't call the penalty for the USWNT following a cross from the right flank the Lindsey Horan.
The most capped player on the roster is Becky Sauerbrunn at 203, followed by Alex Morgan (192), Megan Rapinoe (189), Kelley O’Hara (153) and Lindsey Horan (111).
The USA is looking to qualify for its ninth consecutive FIFA Women’s World Cup, having played in every tournament since the competition’s inception in 1991 and winning a record four titles. The USA will also have the opportunity to qualify for an eighth consecutive Summer Olympics, via USSoccer.
Qualifying for the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup, which will be co-hosted in Australia and New Zealand, kicks off on July 4 at the 2022 Concacaf W Championship. Following the matches against Colombia, the USA will depart directly to Mexico to prepare for the Concacaf W Championship, which will run from July 4-18 and will be played entirely in Monterrey, via USSoccer.
The USWNT gettin the early looks but they are unable to find the back of the net.
A very good start for the USWNT! Alex Morgan gave a through ball to Margaret Purce, who tried to chip the ball but the goalkeeper from Colombia, Catalina Pérez, blocked the shot.
And away we go! The game has started in Sandy Utah and the United States already pressing high in the first few seconds of the match.
Carson Pickett celebrated 100 regular-season appearances in the NWSL this month, Pickett’s steady presence in the North Carolina lineup was felt offensively and defensively throughout June. The defender registered a solid 70 percent tackle rating and tallied an assist in each of the last two Courage matches.
As part of its “One Nation” social responsibility platform to promote diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging (DEIB), U.S. Soccer has partnered with the You Can Play Project for the fourth consecutive year to celebrate LGBTQ+ Pride month during its friendly matches in June. The You Can Play Project is an organization dedicated to ensuring equality, respect and safety for all athletes, coaches and fans no matter their sexual orientation and/or gender identity (from the USSoccer website).
The USA has now won its last 13 matches overall against CONMEBOL competition, with wins over Brazil (4), Colombia (3), Chile (3), Paraguay (2) and Argentina (1) during that span. The USWNT has pitched a shutout in 11 of its last 13 games against South American opposition, with an overall goal differential of 57-4 during the 13-game win streak.
The USMNT has arrived to Rio Tinto stadium
Following the match in Sandy, the USA will head to Monterrey, Mexico for the 2022 CONCACAF Women's Championship. The competition runs from July 4-18 and will serve as the region’s qualifying tournament for the 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup. New this year, the tournament champion will also secure its spot in the 2024 Summer Olympics in Paris as well as a berth to the 2024 CONCACAF Women's Gold Cup. The USA kicks off Group A action on July 4, taking on Haiti.
The starting XI for the USWNT
The United States women's national team wraps up qualifying tune-ups in Sandy, Utah.
Two goals from Sophia Smith helped the USWNT to beat Colombia 3-0 on Saturday in a friendly match in which goalkeeper Catalina Perez saved two penalties for the South American side.
The Colombian goalkeeper saved the first penalty kick from Lindsey Horan with 10 minutes elapsed at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City, Colorado.
Wind gusts of 50 to 60 mph have been reported along I-80 just west of the SLC Airport and headed toward West Valley City, West Jordon, South Jordan and Magna.
The U.S. Women’s National Team will take on Las Cafeteras again on Tuesday, June 28 at Rio Tinto Stadium in Sandy, Utah.
Following Saturday’s 3-0 win over Colombia where two penalty stops from keeper Catalina Perez kept the scoreline respectable for the South American side, both sides meet again in Utah as the US prepare for the forthcoming CONCACAF ‘W’ championship with Colombia getting ready ahead of the 2022 Copa America Femenina.
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