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Summary

USA start in a good way

Second-half goals from Lauren Cheney and Rachel Buehler helped get USA off to the best possible start in Group C with a 2-0 win over Korea DPR in Dresden.

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Line-up

1
1
3
3
6
5
7
7
8
8
9
9
10
10
11
11
12
12
19
16
20
17

Substitute(s)

18
18
21
21
2
2
4
4
5
6
13
13
14
14
15
15
16
20
17
19

Coaches

Pia SUNDHAGE (SWE)
(PRK) KIM Kwang Min

Officials

Referee: Bibiana STEINHAUS (GER)Assistant Referee 1: Marina WOZNIAK (GER)Assistant Referee 2: Katrin RAFALSKI (GER)Fourth official: Gyoengyi GAAL (HUN)

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Statistics

19Shots13
8Corner kicks4
0Yellow cards0
0Second yellow card and red card0
0Red Cards0
53%Possession (%)47%
  • Heather O'Reilly, Rachel Buehler and Alex Morgan (L-R) of USA celebrate
  • Abby Wambach (#20) of USA and Gyong Ri Ye (#11) of Korea DPR battle for the ball
  • Alex Krieger (C) of USA fights for the ball with Ri Ye Gyong (L) and Yun Hyon Hi of Korea DPR
  • Heather O'Reilly of USA is tackled by Ho Un Byol and Jo Yun Mi of Korea DPR
  • Rachel Buehler of USA (L) scores
  • Lauren Cheney of USA (12) celebrates with team mates Heather O'Reilly (9), Alex Krieger (11) and Carli Lloyd
USA coach Pia Sundhage
It felt great to play the first 45 minutes and then make a few changes and perform even better in the second half. I'm really pleased with the way we scored our goals and how we defended. It was a great start to the World Cup.
TeamMPGFGAPts
SWE3419
USA3626
PRK3031
COL3041

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