Posts Tagged ‘ hope solo ’

USWNT Defeats Canada; Alex Morgan Injures Knee

July 1, 2012
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The United States Women’s National Team defeated Canada 2-1 on Saturday afternoon in the team’s Olympic send-off match held at Rio Tinto Stadium in Sandy, Utah. The result follows a great string of victories for the USWNT following recent victories over Sweden and Japan. Here are eight thoughts from the game. Pia Sundhage Announced...

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USWNT Lacks Spirit/Creativity in Draw with Japan

April 1, 2012
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Fielding arguably their strongest lineup, the United States Women’s National Team played to an uninspired draw with Japan early Sunday morning. In a back and forth first half in which both sides exchanged good spells of possession, Japan was the first to take advantage scoring in the 32nd minute off a nice combination to...

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USWNT Qualifies for the Olympics with Win over Costa Rica

January 28, 2012
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Surviving a dicey first half, the United States Women’s National Team defeated a feisty Costa Rica side Friday night 3-0 to qualify for the 2012 London Olympics. With one of the deepest rosters in the world, USWNT coach Pia Sundhage selected regular starters Hope Solo, Amy LePeilbet, Rachel Buehler, Christie Rampone, Shannon Boxx, Carli...

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U.S. Men vs. U.S. Women: Which National Team Will Have a Better Future?

November 4, 2011
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The United States men and women’s national teams will both be in action this month. The women take on Sweden in a friendly in Arizona, and the men travel to Europe to take on France and Slovenia. As the women’s team finishes preparations before Olympic qualifying in January and the men continue to experiment...

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USWNT: Abby Wambach Saves U.S. from Sub-par Game

July 13, 2011
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On a day when the United States was out possessed, out shot and, to be frank, for long stretches, out played, Abby Wambach once again stepped up to drag the American team into the World Cup Final. Many of the American players did not have very good games. Amy Rodriguez was once again ineffective...

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