Posts Tagged ‘ heather o’reilly ’

4 thoughts from the USWNT series against China and the Fan Celebration Tour

December 15, 2012
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4 thoughts from the USWNT series against China and the Fan Celebration Tour

The USWNT finished off their ten-game Fan Celebration Tour on Saturday night with a 4-1 victory over China, finishing the tour with a final record of 8-0-2. The U.S. opened the scoring on an Abby Wambach header from a sick flick from Alex Morgan in the 18th minute. Then, in the 36th minute, Megan...

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Video: USWNT’s goals from 4-0 win over China

December 12, 2012
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Here’s video of the USWNT’s goals from their 4-0 destruction of China on Wednesday night. The first goal was a nice whipped-in ball from Heather O’Reilly and nice headed finish by Abby Wambach. The second goal was a great headed effort from Carli Lloyd on a corner kick taken by Megan Rapinoe. The third...

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USWNT v. Germany: 3 thoughts from the 1-1 draw

October 21, 2012
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The USWNT tied Germany 1-1 on Saturday night in the fifth match of the post-Olympics Fan Tribute Tour. Here are three thoughts from the match. The U.S. looked like it hadn’t played together in a month There were a number of signs that the long stretches between matches with little training is starting to...

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Can Amy Rodriguez Become the Next Great Outside Back for the USWNT?

August 11, 2012
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In the aftermath of the USWNT’s dramatic 2-1 victory over Japan in the Olympic gold medal match, one of the storylines that hasn’t gotten much attention is the rapid fall-off of Amy Rodriguez’s playing time with the USWNT. In the 2011 World Cup, Rodriguez started five of six games. In the 2012 Olympics, Rodriguez...

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USWNT: Positives to Take Towards World Cup 2015

August 10, 2012
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On Thursday, the USWNT defeated Japan 2-1 in a thrilling match to re-establish itself as the world’s pre-eminent soccer team. Following the celebrations will come a three-year lull before the next major international competition, the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup, which will be held in Canada. Here are three positives the USWNT can take...

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