23 Jan United States vs. Colombia – Football Match Report – January 22, 2021
Longtime star Megan Rapinoe had two targets and newcomer Catarina Macario scored as soon as because the U.S. ladies’s nationwide team defeated Colombia 6-0 on Friday in Orlando.
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The victory got here as anticipated for the two-time defending World Cup champions and top-ranked team on this planet in opposition to the 26th-ranked Colombian facet. The U.S. is 31-0-Three in its previous 34 matches and has a 50-match dwelling unbeaten streak (45-0-5).
For the Individuals, it was a case of the sturdy getting stronger. The Brazilian-born however San Diego-raised Macario obtained FIFA approval on Jan. 13 — three months after gaining citizenship — to play for the U.S.
The previous Stanford standout, after debuting within the 4-Zero win in opposition to Colombia on Monday, scored three minutes into her second look and first begin Friday.
Then it was the veteran Rapinoe, 35, who made it 3-Zero on the half with a purpose within the 35th minute and a penalty kick within the 44th, giving her 54 profession worldwide targets.
Additionally scoring for the U.S. have been Lynn Williams with a header within the 60th minute, Lindsey Horan off a nook kick within the 73rd and Midge Purce (her first for the nationwide team) within the 86th.
Goalie Jane Campbell didn’t must make a save because the U.S. prolonged its streak of not permitting a shot on purpose to 270 minutes.
The match was basically over after Macario scored with a timed run by way of the center of the field to place away a cross from the proper flank by Ali Krieger.
Rapinoe made it 2-Zero by maneuvering in tight area to tear a shot from the higher left nook of the field.
She added to the lead due to a penalty drawn by Sam Mewis. Rapinoe went to the decrease proper nook for the purpose from the spot.
The following motion for the Individuals is the first-group stage match of the SheBelieves Cup vs. Canada on Feb. 18 in Orlando.