Lyon downs Monterrey 4-0 to win International Champions Cup
PORTLAND, Ore. — (AP) — Lindsey Horan had a pair of goals and Lyon defeated Monterrey 4-0 on Saturday night to win the Women's International Champions Cup. Chelsea defeated the Portland Thorns 1-0 in the consolation game at Portland's Providence Park. Horan, who is on loan to Lyon from the Thorns, blew kisses to the crowd after scoring. Lyon won the Champions League and the French championship while Chelsea is the Women’s Super League champion. Monterrey was the 2021 Apertura winner in Liga MX, and the National Women’s Soccer League’s Thorns were the Supporters Shield and Challenge Cup winners last year.wftv.com
Carli Lloyd plays final match for US in rout of South Korea
South Korea US Soccer United States' forward Carli Lloyd is honored before a soccer friendly match against South Korea, Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2021, in St. Paul, Minn. (AP Photo/Andy Clayton-King) (Andy Clayton-King)ST. PAUL, Minn. — (AP) — The U.S. women sent Carli Lloyd into retirement with a 6-0 rout of South Korea on Tuesday night. Following the team’s 0-0 draw last week against South Korea in Kansas City, Kansas, Lloyd passed her No. At the 2008 Beijing Olympics, Lloyd scored in a 1-0 overtime victory over Brazil for the gold medal. Against South Korea on Tuesday, Horan put the United States in front in the ninth minute with a goal that deflected off an opposing player. Alex Morgan, who replaced Lloyd, scored in the 69th minute to make it 3-0.wftv.com
US women tie South Korea 0-0, snap 22-match home win streak
South Korea US Soccer South Korea midfielder Park Yeeun (15) is held by United States midfielder Catarina Macario (17) during the first half of an international friendly soccer match in Kansas City, Kan., Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021. It was the first of two matches against South Korea. She announced her retirement following the Tokyo Games, where the United States won the bronze medal. The U.S. had won all 13 previous matches against South Korea. ___More AP soccer: https://apnews.com/hub/soccer and https://twitter.com/AP_SportsCopyright 2021 The Associated Press.wftv.com
Press, Rapinoe score, US beats Brazil 2-0 in SheBelieves Cup
The United States sits atop the SheBelieves Cup standings with two wins. But not only a goal, the way we played our attack in the first 20 minutes," Brazil coach Pia Sundhage said. It was Press' 10th goal in her last 13 national team games and 59th international goal. Alex Morgan made her first start for the national team since giving birth to daughter Charlie last year. The U.S. beat Canada 1-0 in its SheBelieves Cup opener on Thursday, while Brazil beat rival Argentina 4-1.
Williams' stoppage time goal lifts Courage over Thorns 2-1
(AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)HERRIMAN, Utah Lynn Williams scored in stoppage time and the North Carolina Courage defeated the Portland Thorns 2-1 in the opening game of the National Women's Soccer League's Challenge Cup tournament on Saturday. Williams scored the go-ahead goal on a header off a cross from Samantha Mewis. The Courage are the NWSL's two-time defending champions and considered the favorites at the Challenge Cup. In the previous meeting between the two teams last season, the Courage routed the Thorns 6-0, led by Williams with three goals. It is our duty to demand that the liberties and freedoms this nation was founded upon are extended to everyone, the Thorns and Courage said in a joint statement released before the game.