After facing each other on Thursday in Utah, the United States and Colombia meet again during the FIFA Women’s Football Date, but this time from the Snapdragon Stadium in San Diego, California. In a match that was quite surprising, the USWNT led the way in defeating their Colombian counterpart, much to the delight of their fans.
Although it is true that the visitors cannot count on Linda Caicedo for this second match, the quality of the South American team is very interesting, so it is seen as an attractive match to determine the current situation of the Stars and Stripes. squad.’after the Australia-New Zealand World Cup, the farewell of Vlatko Andonovski and the farewell of Julie Ertz or Megan Rapinoe.
Although they went to halftime without harming the Colombian goal, the most dangerous action came from Alex Morgan, as he entered the visitors’ area to take a powerful shot, but goalkeeper Natalia Giraldo was attentive to save his arrow. It should be noted that this intervention caused the goalkeeper to be replaced due to an elbow injury, apparently.
America’s victory in the second half
For the complementary side, there are interesting changes, where the entry of Mia Fishel instead of Morgan stood out, and the change is unusual for Twila Kilgore because the soccer player who plays for Chelsea in England managed to make it 1-0 at 56′. The former member of Tigres UANL in Liga MX Femenil finished off a big cross with his head and celebrated big.
A few minutes later, it was 2-0 for Lindsey Horan, as the USWNT number ’10’ commanded the area to appear at the far post, and with a great cross from Emily Fox from the right, she came to finish a great goal with a volley. With this goal, the Olympique de Lyon player scored 30 goals for his country’s national team and also had 30 assists.
Finally, making the party round at Snapdragon Stadium, the young Jaedyn Shaw made his debut as a goal scorer for the United States National Team after debuting last Thursday with the senior team. The score of the San Diego Wave member, playing at home, came in the 83rd minute thanks to a subtle finish against goalkeeper Sandra Sepúlveda.
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