American women beat Russia 8-0 in friendly

Published on NewsOK Modified: February 13, 2014 at 9:06 pm •  Published: February 13, 2014
Advertisement
;

ATLANTA (AP) — Abby Wambach scored her record 165th international goal in the U.S. women football team's comprehensive 8-0 win over Russia in a friendly Thursday.

The United States has beaten Russia by a 15-0 margin over two friendlies to extend its unbeaten streak to 42 games.

With the United States up 2-0 on own goals in the 11th and 50th minutes, Amy Rodriguez took Heather O'Reilly's pass from the right side and volleyed it in with her left leg for a 3-0 lead in the 52nd minute.

Wambach made it 4-0 in the 54th minute, taking Megan Rapinoe's pass from the left side and beating goalkeeper Maria Zhamanakova in the penalty box.


Trending Now


AROUND THE WEB

  1. 1
    OHP: Trooper turned off dash camera during alleged sexual assaults
  2. 2
    New accusations: Adrian Peterson injured another son while disciplining 4-year-old
  3. 3
    University of Tulsa student charged with murder in death of 6-week-old baby
  4. 4
    OU football: Find yourself in the OU-Tennessee crowd with this hi-res stadium photo
  5. 5
    Report: Former Broken Arrow receiver Levi Copelin dismissed from Missouri football
+ show more