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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 v Japan: Four Thoughts from the U.S.’ Dominating Win

June 18, 2012
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The United States Women’s National Team defeated World Cup champion Japan 4-1 Monday morning in Sweden. Here are four thoughts from the USWNT’s win. Alex Morgan continues to be red hot Moments after a Hope Solo and Rachel Buehler miscue almost put the U.S. down in only the 3rd minute, the U.S. found itself...

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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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