Matches

12/08/2008

USANew Zealand

USANew Zealand
4:0
4:0 (2:0)
  • Heather O REILLY (1')
  • Amy RODRIGUEZ (43')
  • Lindsay TARPLEY (56')
  • Angela HUCLES (60')

Summary

Dominant USA avoid Brazil
USA beat New Zealand 4-0 to pip Norway to top spot in Group G on goal difference. The result means the US avoid a meeting with Brazil. More »

Line-up

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1
2
2
3
4
4
5
5
6
7
7
8
8
9
9
11
11
16
15
17
17

Substitute(s)

6
3
10
10
12
12
13
13
14
14
15
16
18
18

Coaches

Pia SUNDHAGE (SWE)
(ENG) John HERDMAN

Officials

Referee: Dagmar DAMKOVA (CZE)Assistant Referee 1: Irina MIRT (ROU)Assistant Referee 2: Katarzyna WIERZBOWSKA (POL)Fourth official: NIU Huijun (CHN)

  • Heather O'Reilly of the USA (L) vies with Ria Percival of New Zealand.
  • New Zealand's Rebecca Smith (L) challenges for the ball against the USA.
  • The USA's Carli Lloyd (L) is chased by Katie Hoyle of New Zealand.
  • Heather O'Reilly (R) of the USA celebrates
  • US players (R) celebrate after scoring
  • Angela Hucles (L) of the US celebrates after scoring

"It's great how we've fought back since the opening game against Norway. The whole team, myself included, are gaining in confidence the longer we're together." Pia Sundhage, USA coach