USWNT starts World Cup victory tour with win over Ireland

first_img Jill Ellis steps down as USWNT coach after back-to-back Women’s World Cup titles Alex Morgan plans for future on USWNT: ‘I want another World Cup’ The United States Women’s National Team began its victory tour Saturday in California.The reigning World Cup champions hosted Ireland in a friendly at the Rose Bowl, and in what was more like an All-Star game — minus some of the team’s biggest stars — the team earned yet another commanding victory. The US beat Ireland 3-0 in what will be the first of five games across the United States that will run through October.There was no Megan Rapinoe or Alex Morgan in this match, but that just meant some of the team’s other stars got to shine. Related News Women’s World Cup expands from 24 to 32 teams beginning in 2023, FIFA announces Christen Press, who impressed throughout the World Cup, fed the ball to Tobin Heath who then scored the team’s first goal of the [email protected] to @TobinHeath, love to see it.#VictoryTour | #USAvIRL pic.twitter.com/eMK6fhWB7I— U.S. Soccer WNT (@USWNT) August 4, 2019The WNT quickly added to its total, and Ireland had no answer for the Americans.Samantha Mewis and Lindsey Horan quickly partnered up for the next goal. Aaaand we’re back at it! @sammymewy finds some space, @LindseyHoran with that sweet finish.#VictoryTour | #USAvIRL pic.twitter.com/8dRSCQwjBP— U.S. Soccer WNT (@USWNT) August 4, 2019Veteran Carli Lloyd capped off the team’s scoring with the third goal in the first half.That was goal No. 114 for @CarliLloyd.what how wow 🤯#VictoryTour | #USAvIRL pic.twitter.com/5TQAv7FiUb— U.S. Soccer WNT (@USWNT) August 4, 2019Next up, the US will face Portugal on Aug. 29 in Philadelphia. The game will air on FS1 at 7 p.m. ET.last_img

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