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U.S. WNT Opens the 2013 Algarve Cup with 3-0 Win Against Iceland


ALBUFEIRA, Portugal (March 6, 2013) — The U.S. Women’s National Team defeated Iceland 3-0 to open up the 2013 Algarve Cup as Rachel Buehler scored in her 100th cap, Shannon Boxx added a second goal and Abby Wambach closed out the scoring with her 154th goal.



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IN THE IMAGE: Rachel Buehler wore the captain’s armband in honor of her 100th cap, and she celebrated by scoring the first goal of the game.

ALBUFEIRA, Portugal (March 6, 2013) — The U.S. Women’s National Team defeated Iceland 3-0 to open up the 2013 Algarve Cup as Rachel Buehler scored in her 100th cap, Shannon Boxx added a second goal and Abby Wambach closed out the scoring with her 154th goal.

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A full match report will be posted shortly…

-U.S. Women’s National Team Match Report-

Match:
U.S. Women’s National Team vs. Iceland

Date:
March 6, 2013

Competition:
2013 Algarve Cup; Group B    
Venue:
Municipal Stadium; Albufeira, Portugal

Kickoff:
2 p.m. local / 9 a.m. ET

Attendance:
500

Weather:
63 degrees, sunny, windy


Scoring Summary:    1 2 F


USA                             0 3 3

ISL                                0 0 0

USA – Rachel Buehler (Lauren Cheney)        48th minute

USA – Shannon Boxx (Christie Rampone)     62

USA – Abby Wambach (Alex Morgan)           74


Lineups:


USA
: 21-Jill Loyden; 6-Crystal Dunn, 19-Rachel Buehler (capt.), 3-Christie Rampone, 5-Kelley O’Hara; 9-Heather O’Reilly, 7-Shannon Boxx, 10-Carli Lloyd
(23-Christen Press, 64), 12-Lauren Cheney; 13-Alex Morgan, 20-Abby Wambach


Substitutions Not Used: 2-Sydney Leroux, 4-Becky Sauerbrunn, 8-Kristie Mewis, 11-Ali Krieger, 14-Whitney Engen, 15-Megan Rapinoe, 16-Yael Averbuch,
17-Tobin Heath, 18-Nicole Barnhart, 22-Lindsey Horan, 24-Ashlyn Harris


Head coach: Tom Sermanni

ISL:
1-Thóra Helgadóttir; 2-Sif Atladóttir, 5-Hallbera Gudný Gísladóttir, 13-Glódís Perla Viggósdóttir, 10-Dóra María Lárusdóttir, 6-Hólmfrídur Magnúsdóttir
(22-Sandra María Jessen, 64), 7-Sara Björk Gunnarsdóttir (capt.) (20-Gunnhildur Jónsdóttir, 83), 11-Katrín Ómarsdóttir (4-Edda Gardarsdóttir,73), 14-Dagný
Brynjarsdóttir (15-Gudný Ódinsdóttir, 79), 9-Fanndís Fridriksdóttir (3-Rakel Hönnudóttir, 46), 18-Harpa Thorsteinsdóttir (23-Elín Metta Jensen, 73)


Substitutions Not Used: 8-Katrín Jónsdóttir, 12-Gudbjörg Gunnarsdóttir, 16-Birna Kristjánsdóttir, 17-Ólína Gudbjörg Vidarsdóttir, 19-Mist
Edvardsdóttir, 21-Elísa Vidarsdóttir


Head coach: Sigurdur Eyjolfsson


Stats Summary: USA / ISL


Shots: 18 / 4

Shots on Goal: 8 / 1

Saves: 1 / 5

Corner Kicks: 7 / 3

Fouls: 12 / 16

Offside: 7 / 2


Misconduct Summary:


None


Officials:


Referee: Fusako Kajiyama (JPN)

Assistant Referee 1: Allyson Flynn (AUS)

Assistant Referee 2: Saori Takahashi (JPN)

Fourth Official: Salome Di Iorio (ARG)

Budweiser Woman of the Match:
TBD







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