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USWNT: 3 Thoughts from Win over North Korea

July 31, 2012
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The United States Women’s National Team defeated North Korea 1-0 on Tuesday, rounding out group play undefeated. In the process of winning the game, the USWNT put on a thoroughly dominating display, despite the low score, controlling possession for the overwhelming majority of the game. Here are three thoughts on the win. The U.S....

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USWNT: 5 Reasons US Women Are Clear Favorites to Win Olympic Gold

July 14, 2012
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Last summer, the United States Women’s National Team enthralled Americans with their exciting run during the Women’s World Cup. However, that run ended with a emotionally crushing defeat to Japan in the finals in penalties. A year removed, the USWNT is back and better than ever; ready to win Olympic Gold in London. They’re...

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USWNT v Sweden: Four Thoughts from the Win

June 16, 2012
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The United States Women’s National Team took on Sweden Saturday morning earning a solid 3-1 win. Here are four thoughts from the game. Pia Sundhage deserves credit for experimenting The U.S. lined up in a 4-4-2, which has been typical of the team since Olympic qualifying ended, however, this time, their four midfield players...

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USWNT Defeats China in Olympic Warm-Up

May 27, 2012
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In the first of four warm-up matches leading into this summer’s Olympic Games, the USWNT defeated China 4-1 Saturday night in front of a sold-out crowd at PPL Park in Philadelphia. Here are five thoughts from the game. In a seemingly odd move, USWNT coach Pia Sundhage made her roster cuts before the game...

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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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