United surpassed Argentina 6-0 this Wednesday in Orlando (Florida) and retained the trophy of the SheBelieves Cup, a friendly women’s soccer tournament that this year prepares for the Tokyo Olympics.
The Americans claimed their third win in as many games thanks to a ‘double’ from the star Rapinoe (16 ‘, 26’) and goals from Carli
Lloyd (35 ‘), Kristen
Mewis (41 ‘), Alex
Morgan (84 ‘) and Christen
Press (88 ‘). It should be noted that Lloyd scored his 124th international goal and reached his 299th game with the national team. Morgan, for her part, scored her 108th international goal, her first since giving birth in May.
This is the 17th consecutive victory for the North Americans for a total of 37 games in a row without defeat, the last in January 2019 against France.
The two-time world champions, led by Vlatko Andonovski, beat Brazil (2-0), who beat Canada earlier in Orlando, with goals from Debinha and Julia Bianchi.
Canada finished third in the tournament and Argentina fourth and last. The Albicelestes, the only ones in the tournament that appear outside the top 10 of the FIFA rankings, participated for the first time after replacing Japan, which was out of last minute. In addition, he was left without three players in his first match due to the Covid-19 protocol.