Saturday January 23, 16
United States Soccer team against the republic of Ireland in a friendly soccer match at the Qualcomm Stadium
The US soccer team and the Ireland team have made it to the field for the usual pre-game warm up.
The USA team is fresh from winning the world cup last year, and it is also, the opportunity for all the funs in San Diego to watch the FIFA Balon de oro winner Carli Lloyd. Lioyd is a 33 years old soccer player who has won basically everything during her career. She has won the balon de oro, and she was recently named the Concacaf as best player. The question that most of the funs and reporters have is whether she is going to be at the next world cup games.
This game will also serve the US national team to fine tune the preparation before the team begins the quest in February to earn a berth to the up coming Olympics in Rio.
Both teams have finished their respective warm up and are going back
to get ready for the game.
Today also mark the milestone of a US player, she is playing her 100 game as a member of the Us team. Furthermore, she is the only player alone with Mia Ham to have 20 goals and 20 assist on a one calendar year. Her name is Alex Morgan and she is also the Captain of the team.
The game has started and the United States just missed from a corner quick with ball going over the poll.
The US has scored a goal on the 6th minute and who else other than Carli Lioyd # 10 , career goal number 80 with the national team. Lioyd has scored 17 goals on the last 16 matches.
The Us scored the second goal and Carli again has done some damage on the 21st minutes.
Lioyd is on fire, she has score her third goal on the 28th minutes. It is clearly, there is only one team, the Ireland seem totally un match.
First half has ended and the US team has literally toyed with the Ireland, the goal Keeper from the US has been an spectator from the game. The Irelands have not made a single shot to the goal. Now the USA can technically relax, with the score being 4-0 in favor of the USA.
The second half started and the match looks evenly match with the substitution that the Ireland made at half time. The Us is closer to get the fifth goal than the Ireland getting the honor goal. It is a constant attack from the red, white and blue team and the opposing team has no answer to counter attack.
The attendance from today’s match was 23,309. It was a matter of time, the US score the fifth goal and it is 5-0 at the 83rd minutes scored by Mallory Pugh. The ref added 2 minutes extra.
The game has ended with the final score of USA 5 and the republic Ireland 0.