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Match 15 Dresden - Rudolf-Harbig-Stadion
Cloudy
17 July
5:0 (3:0)
  • Kristie MEWIS (4')
  • Sydney LEROUX (23', 52', 76')
  • Zakiya BYWATERS (25')

Referee Etsuko FUKANO (JPN)

Summary

Leroux on song as USA romp

Leroux on song as USA romp

USA found their scoring boots to inflict another heavy defeat on Switzerland who will depart from the tournament after their third group fixture on Tuesday. With this 5-0 victory, the US now have four points in Group D, three more than Ghana, and are well placed to go through as their final group game is against Korea Republic who are already assured of their qualifying berth. Sydney Leroux, the ...

Highlights

Line-up

USA
SUI
Substitute(s)
Coaches
Jill ELLIS (USA)
(SUI) Yannick SCHWERY
Officials
  • Referee: Etsuko FUKANO (JPN)
  • Assistant Referee 1: Allyson FLYNN (AUS)
  • Assistant Referee 2: Sarah HO (AUS)
  • Fourth official: Alexandra IHRINGOVA (ENG)
  • Misses next match if booked

Photos

  • Sydney Leroux of USA rusn with the ball
  • Ramona Bachmann of Switzerland looks on
  • Sam Mewis (L) of USA shakes hand with Ana Crnogorcevic (R)
  • Christine Nairn (R) of USA and Ramona Bachmann (L) of Switzerland
  • DRESDEN, GERMANY - JULY 17:  Ramona Bachmann of Switzerland reacts during the 2010 FIFA Women's Worl
  • Sydney Leroux (L) of USA celebrates
  • The teams of USA and of Switzerland walk onto the field
  • Kristie Mewis (R) of USA and Chantal Fimian (L) of Switzerland battle for the ball
  • The team of USA lines up

Quotes

"The players knew what had to be done today. We had to get a result and generate some momentum and we achieved that," Jill Ellis, USA coach.

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    STATISTICS
    USAStatisticsSwitzerland
    14Shots14
    3Corner kicks2
    1Yellow cards0
    0Second yellow card and red card0
    0Red Cards0
    47%Possession (%)53%