The United States women’s soccer team to protect Olympic spot with 4-0 win to Mexico


Carson, Calif.— Samantha Mewis scored twice, and the U.S. national team to get the point of the Tokyo Olympic Games 4-0 Semi-Final victory Friday night by Mexico in the CONCACAF Women’s Olympic qualification tournament.

Rose Lavelle and Christen Press also made against the United States, it extended its fight undefeated through 27 games.

The United States will face Canada in the tournament’s championship game on Sunday. Canada won the Olympic berth a 1-0 win over a surprisingly resilient Costa Rica, 1-0, in front of the race Friday.

Canada became the runner-up to the United States in the past three qualifying matches.

Ranking the American team is a victory in the World Cup last summer in France. This is the team’s fourth title in football Premier tournament.

The United States has made the field for every Olympics since soccer became an Olympic sport in 1996, and obtained four gold medals. But the Americans were eliminated by Sweden in the quarter-finals four years ago in Brazil the team is the most early out of the race.

Mexico, ranked No. 26 in the world, finished second in its group to be brought to the attention of the United States in the semi-finals.

Mexico made this area of the 2004 Olympic Games, but also did not come back. However, Mexico is on the rise, increasing the domestic women’s League. The team won its first two group stage matches before falling 2-0 to Canada.

The U.S. swept its group stage matches without allowing a goal. Lindsey Horan led the way with five goals and according to increase the four. Neither news, nor Holland started for Mexico.

Lavelle goals in five minutes gave us an early lead before Sam Mewis scored on a component in 14, blasting the ball to the Mexican goalkeeper Emily Alverado.

Carli Lloyd had the opportunity to fill the lead in the 61st minute, but her shot in the target. Mewis scored her second goal on a perfectly placed free kick from outside the box in 67 minutes. This is Mewis 18th international goal.

Press, who came as a substitute, made a chip in the 73rd. She has made six match against the United States, including each qualifying match.

This is Defender Crystal Dunn’s 100th appearance with the U.S. national team.

Attend the match, in the Dignity Health Sports Park, home of the Los Angeles Galaxy team, announced on 11,292.

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