Team USA 6, Costa Rica 0
Date of competition: Sunday, October 26, 2014
Costa Rica 0 0 – 0
Team USA 4 2 – 6
Team USA: Wambach (Brian); Lloyd (Wambach); Wambach (Lloyd); Wambach (Lloyd); Wambach (Leroux); Leroux (Heath).
Record: Team USA 15-2-3
USA Leaders at CONCACAF Women’s Championship:
Goals: Abby Wambach (7), Carli Lloyd (5), Tobin Heath (2), Christen Press (2), five tied with (1)
Assists: Sydney Leroux (4), Carli Lloyd (4), Tobin Heath (2), five tied, including Press, with (1)
1-Hope Solo; 16-Meghan Klingenberg, 3-Christie Rampone (capt.), 4-Becky Sauerbrunn, 11-Ali Krieger; 12-Lauren Holiday, 7-Morgan Brian (2-Sydney Leroux, 56), 10-Carli Lloyd; 14-Christen Press (9-Heather O’Reilly, 56), 20-Abby Wambach, 15-Megan Rapinoe (17-Tobin Heath, 57)
Subs Not Used: 5-Kelley O’Hara, 6-Whitney Engen, 8-Amy Rodriguez, 18-Ashlyn Harris, 19-Julie Johnston.
Team USA will prepare for the four-team International Tournament of Brasilia, which runs Dec. 10-21. The USA opens against China PR (Dec. 10), followed by Brazil (Dec. 14) and Argentina (Dec. 17) in group play.
The U.S. is 10-0 all-time against Costa Rica and outscored Costa Rica 51-0 . . . In the front of the USA’s 4-3-3 formation, regular starting midfielder Megan Rapinoe was pushed to forward. Christen Press earned her third straight start.
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