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Carli Lloyd scores after 24 seconds as USWNT ease past Jamaica

Carli Lloyd scored 24 seconds into the game and the US women’s national team went on to defeat Jamaica 4-0 on Sunday night in the Summer Series. The US women are undefeated in 41 straight matches, the third-longest streak in team history. The team are undefeated in 55 games on American soil. Lloyd’s goal was the fastest for the Americans since Alex Morgan scored after 12 seconds against Costa Rica in 2016. Lloyd also became the oldest woman at 38 years, 332 days to score a goal for the national team. It was Lloyd’s 303rd appearance with the team.
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USWNT 2021 Friendly: USA 4-0 Jamaica - Firing up the goal machine

The USWNT continued their slate of summer friendlies against a young and talented, but unpolished Jamaica team. After struggling to break down the low block from Portugal in the last match, a new lineup had decidedly less trouble exploiting the Jamaica defense. In the end, first half goals from Carli Lloyd, Lindsey Horan, Midge Purce, and Alex Morgan sealed the win.
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USWNT vs. Jamaica: 2021 Friendly Odds, Time, Live Stream and TV Schedule

The United States women's national team turns its pre-Olympic focus to a continental foe Sunday. The USWNT hosts Jamaica at BBVA Compass Stadium in Houston in the middle of a three-game set in Texas. Vlatko Andonovski's side struggled to score Thursday in its 1-0 win over a pesky Portugal side...
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Look: Heather O’Reilly’s Response To Alexi Lalas Goes Viral

The USWNT defeated Portugal 1-0 in a friendly this past Thursday as they continue their preparations for the upcoming Olympics. But US soccer analyst Alexi Lalas made a silly comment about the USWNT afterwards that USWNT legend Heather O’Reilly had to respond to. In the postgame wrap-up of their Fox...

U.S. Women’s National Team Tops Jamaica 4-0 in Second Match of 2021 WNT Summer Series, Presented by AT&T 5G

HOUSTON (June 13, 2021) -- The U.S. Women’s National Team rolled past Jamaica 4-0 in its second match of the 2021 Summer Series, presented by AT&T 5G. The USA’s victory came on the strength of three first-half goals and a second-half stoppage time exclamation point and was sparked by the second-fastest tally in team history when Carli Lloyd netted just 23 seconds into the match. At 38 years and 332 days old, the goal saw Lloyd become the oldest-ever scorer for the USWNT. Lindsey Horan converted a penalty kick and Margaret Purce netted her second international goal before the break while Alex Morgan capped off the evening with a late tally.

2021 WNT Summer Series: USA vs. Jamaica - Lineup, Schedule & TV Channels

Starting XI vs. Portugal: 21-Adrianna Franch; 14-Emily Sonnett, 7-Abby Dahlkemper, 12-Tierna Davidson, 19-Crystal Dunn; 9-Lindsey Horan, 16-Rose Lavelle, 11-Catarina Macario; 20-Margaret Purce, 10-Carli Lloyd (Capt.), 23-Christen Press. Available Subs: 1-Alyssa Naeher, 2-Sophia Smith, 3-Samantha Mewis, 4- Becky Sauerbrunn, 5- Kelley O’Hara, 6-Lynn Williams, 13-Alex Morgan, 15-Megan Rapinoe, 18-Jane Campbell, 22-Kristie...

2021 WNT Summer Series: USA vs. Portugal - Lineup, Schedule & TV Channels

1-Alyssa Naeher; 5-Kelley O’Hara, 7-Abby Dahlkemper, 4-Becky Sauerbrunn (Capt.), 19-Crystal Dunn; 9-Lindsey Horan, 16-Rose Lavelle, 3-Samantha Mewis; 23-Christen Press, 13-Alex Morgan, 15-Megan Rapinoe. Available Subs: 2-Sophia Smith, 6-Lynn Williams, 10-Carli Lloyd, 11-Catarina Macario, 12-Tierna Davidson, 14-Emily Sonnett, 18-Jane Campbell, 20-Margaret Purce, 21-Adrianna Franch, 22-Kristie Mewis, 25-Andi Sullivan, 26-Alana Cook. GAME...
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Which 18 players will make the U.S. Olympic women’s soccer roster?

There are 25 U.S. women’s national soccer team (USWNT) players in the mix for 18 Olympic roster sports. Who will make the cut for the Tokyo Olympics?. The answer to that will likely be clearer at the conclusion of the upcoming 2021 Summer Series. Over the next week, the USWNT will face off against Portugal (Thursday, June 10), Jamaica (Sunday, June 13), and Nigeria (Wednesday, June 16).

PREVIEW: USWNT Starts 2021 WNT Summer Series Pres. By AT&T 5G With Showdown Against Portugal

With the opening match of the delayed 2020 Olympics only six weeks away, the U.S. Women’s National Team continues its preparations for Tokyo, taking on Portugal on June 10 in the first of three matches at the 2021 WNT Summer Series, Presented by AT&T 5G. The match will be played at BBVA Stadium in Houston, home of the Houston Dash (NWSL) and Houston Dynamo (MLS). Broadcast coverage of USA-Portugal begins at 8 p.m. ET on FS1 with official kickoff slated for 8:38 p.m. ET.
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Q2 Stadium double dip marks historic week of soccer in Austin

Austin trades burnt orange and white for verde and black in a soccer-filled week that starts Wednesday when the U.S. women’s national team hosts Nigeria in an Olympic warmup that doubles as the historic first match at Q2 Stadium. Austin FC, the permanent residents of Q2 Stadium, face the San Jose Earthquakes on Saturday after starting the 2021 Major League Soccer season on an eight-match road trip.

Injured USWNT stars Tobin Heath, Julie Ertz 'on schedule' for Olympics - coach

U.S women's national team manager Vlatko Andonovski says that attacker Tobin Heath and midfielder Julie Ertz are both "on schedule" to recover from their respective injuries in time to play in the Tokyo Olympics. Heath suffered an ankle injury with club side Manchester United last January, and later sustained a...

USWNT Rewind: Action-packed Week in NWSL, Clash of the Titans in France

With one week to go until the start of the June FIFA international window, U.S. Women’s National Team players are gearing up for a busy summer and sharpening their form through club competition. In France, Paris Saint-Germain looks primed to end the 14-year run for Olympique Lyonnais as French league...
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USWNT vs. Portugal: 2021 Friendly Odds, Time, Live Stream and TV Schedule

The United States women's national team begins its final preparations for the Tokyo Olympics on Thursday with a friendly against Portugal. The USWNT has five games scheduled before heading to Japan. The first three will take place in Texas to get used to playing in the summer heat that Tokyo should present.

USWNT Rewind: Rapinoe, Morgan Find the Mark in Second Week of NWSL Action

While a busy summer of international competition awaits, the U.S. Women’s National Team players are in full swing with their NWSL respective clubs, while those abroad have completed or are winding down successful seasons. Another busy weekend of action kicked off Friday afternoon in France, as Olympique Lyonnais and Paris...
Orlando Sentinel

Alex Morgan leads USWNT in Summer Series against Portugal

Orlando Pride star Alex Morgan returns to action with the U.S. women’s national team on Thursday, kicking off a three-game Summer Series as the team prepares for the Tokyo Olympics in July. The Americans will play Portugal on Thursday, kicking off at 8:30 p.m. in Houston with a live broadcast...