Posts Tagged ‘ pia sundhage ’

USWNT: 4 Keys to Beating Canada in Olympic Semi-Final

August 4, 2012
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The United States Women’s National Team continued their unbeaten Olympic run on Friday morning beating New Zealand 2-0 in the quarterfinals. Their next match will be against Canada in the Olympic semi-finals Monday afternoon at 2:45 ET. Here are four keys for the USWNT to beat Canada and advance to the Olympic gold medal...

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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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8 Reasons You Gotta Love Hope Solo

July 30, 2012
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There is little doubt that one of the major reasons the United States Women’s National Team is on track to continue its run towards an unprecedented fourth Olympic Gold medal is the strength of its netminder, Hope Solo. While Solo’s career has certainly had its fair share of controversies, here are eight reasons you’ve...

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USWNT Tops Colombia 3-0 to Guarantee Advancement to Olympic Quarterfinals

July 29, 2012
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On Saturday morning, the USWNT took another step towards its goal of Olympic Gold, soundly beating Colombia in the second game of group stage play and guaranteeing itself a berth in the Olympic quarterfinals. Here are five thoughts from the game. Tobin Heath has surpassed Heather O’Reilly Shortly before the World Cup began, in...

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Why US Soccer Is at the ‘Tipping Point’ of Getting Good

July 23, 2012
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Over the past year, the United States Men’s and Women’s National Teams have experienced some pretty extreme highs and lows. In February, the men experienced an iconic victory over Euro runner-up Italy and last summer, the women defeated Brazil in the World Cup quarterfinals in one of the most exciting games of all-time. During...

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