Matches

09/08/2008

USAJapan

USAJapan
1:0
1:0 (1:0)
  • Carli LLOYD (27')

Summary

Lloyd strike seals US success
A thunderbolt from midfielder Carli Lloyd gave USA a 1-0 win over Japan at the Qinhuangdao Olympic Sports Centre Stadium in Group G. More »

Line-up

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Substitute(s)

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Coaches

Pia SUNDHAGE (SWE)
(JPN) Norio SASAKI

Officials

Referee: Pannipar KAMNUENG (THA)Assistant Referee 1: Widiya SHAMSURI (MAS)Assistant Referee 2: Ja DAW KAW (MYA)Fourth official: Christine BAITINGER (GER)

  • USA coach Pia Sundhage smiles
  • US players celebrate after scoring a goal
  • Karina Maruyama (C) of Japan vies with Stephanie Cox (R) of the USA
  • Natasha Kai (R) of the USA hits a goal
  • Amy Rodriguez (L) of the US vies with captain Hiromi Ikeda of Japan
  • US players celebrate after scoring a goal
"It was a team performance and I'm very happy with it, as well as the result. You make your own luck in football and that's what happened today. It was a great goal from Carli," Pia Sundhage, USA coach.