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Global Dec 13, 2012

U.S. Women’s National Team beats China PR 4-0 at BBVA Compass Stadium in Houston

The U.S. Women’s National Team, led by Abby Wambach’s 149th and 150th career goals, posted a 4-0 victory against China PR in front of 15,643 fans at BBVA Compass Stadium in the ninth match of the 2012 Fan Tribute Tour.

Midfielder Carli Lloyd added her 43rd career goal during her 150th career international appearance, Heather O’Reilly assisted both Wambach goals and Amy Rodriguez added a late goal as the USA improved to 7-0-2 on the Fan Tribute Tour, a celebration of the team’s run to a fourth gold medal at the 2012 London Olympics.
-U.S. Women’s National Team Match Report-
Match: U.S. Women’s National Team vs. China PR
Date: Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012
Competition: International Friendly
Venue: BBVA Compass Stadium; Houston, Texas
Kickoff: 7:30 p.m. CT
Attendance: 15,643
Weather: 52 degrees, cool and clear

Scoring Summary: 1 2 F
USA                         1 3 4
CHN                         0 0 0

USA – Abby Wambach (Heather O’Reilly) 20th minute
USA – Carli Lloyd (Megan Rapinoe) 62
USA – Abby Wambach (Heather O’Reilly) 63
USA – Amy Rodriguez (Heather O’Reilly) 85

USA: 1-Hope Solo (18-Nicole Barnhart, 46); 2-Heather Mitts (16-Rachel Buehler, 46), 3-Christie Rampone, 4-Becky Sauerbrunn, 6-Amy LePeilbet; 9-Heather O’Reilly, 10-Carli Lloyd, 12-Lauren Cheney (7-Shannon Boxx, 46), 17-Tobin Heath (15-Megan Rapinoe, 46); 13-Alex Morgan (8-Amy Rodriguez, 75), 14-Abby Wambach (11-Sydney Leroux, 69)
Subs Not Used: 5-Kelley O’Hara
Head coach: Jill Ellis

CHN: 12-Wang Fei; 4-Li Jiayue, 14-Wang Dongni, 20-Huang Yini, 26-Wu Haiyan; 7-Bi Yan (16-Wang Chen, 52), 18-Han Peng (2-Wang Lingling, 62; 33-Zhang Xin, 78), 11-Pu Wei (capt.), 21-Wang Lisi (23-Ren Guixin, 49), 25-Zhang Rui (19-Liu Shanshan, 68), 27-Li Ying (10-Ma Xiaoxu, 57)
Subs Not Used: 1-Zhang Yue, 6-Lin Yuping, 13-Wang Shanshan
Head coach: Hao Wei

Stats Summary: USA / CHN
Shots: 24 / 3
Shots on Goal: 11 / 0
Saves: 0 / 7
Corner Kicks: 6 / 2
Fouls: 10 / 17
Offside: 1 / 1

Misconduct Summary
CHN – Wu Haiyan (caution) 39th minute
CHN – Li Ying (caution) 53
CHN – Pu Wei (caution) 57

Referee: Kristen Schiereck (USA)
Assistant Referee 1: Amanda Ross (USA)
Assistant Referee 2: Kathryn Nesbitt (USA)
Fourth Official: Juliana Duncan (USA)

Budweiser Woman of the Match: Abby Wambach

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