USA tops Group A after unconvincing win against Haiti

USA tops Group A after unconvincing win against Haiti

Despite seven changes to the starting lineup from Klinsmann, the hosts produced another lackluster performance just squeaking through this game with a narrow 1-0 victory courtesy of another Dempsey goal in the 47th minute. That said, thee USA will go through to the knockout rounds at the top of Group A after Panama were held to another draw against Honduras. If they are to have a chance of winning the tournament and directly qualifying for…

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Dempsey helps USA to opening win

Dempsey helps USA to opening win

Clint Dempsey was on target twice last night as the USA defeated Honduras in their opening game of the 2015 Gold Cup – something of a redemption for the Sounders’ midfielder who lost the captaincy to Michael Bradley as a result of his epic actions towards the referee in the Open Cup loss to the Timbers. Facing the US it was expected that Honduras might have played a very defensive game, packing the midfield and…

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USA wins the World Cup

USA wins the World Cup

Carli Lloyd’s first-half hat-trick, together with another goal from Lauren Holiday effectively ended this game after just 16 minutes and helped the USA win their first Women’s World Cup in 16 years and sealing their third win in the Finals. The 53,341 strong crowd in Vancouver were strongly on the US’s side and they were delighted when within three minutes their team was in the lead. A Rapinoe corner was driven in low from the…

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