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USA shut outs Mexico in Philadelphia to Make 2015 World Cup

Chester PA: On Friday October 24 from PPL Park in Chester PA, the Semifinals of the CONCACAF Women’s Soccer Championships took place as Team USA took on Mexic and the other game was Trinidad & Tobago vs. Costa Rica. Team USA came into this game off a win over Haiti on October 20 in Washington DC, while Mexico comes in game off a win over Jamaica. The game was broadcasted on FOX Sports 1 with Justin Kutcher, Cat Whitehill & Jenny Taft

Before the game, USA Soccer honored Christine Rampone as this game against mexico would been her 300th game with the USA National team. USA Started the game with the ball, USA would open the scoring in the 6th minute by Carli Lloyd for the Early 1-0 lead.  USA & Mexico would have some good scoring chances in the 1st half.  USA would add another goal in the 30th minute when Tobin Heath got tacked on the way to the goal & lead to a Penalty Kick for USA and Carli Lloyd would score her 2nd of game for  a 2-0 lead. Both would have some good shots on goal, USA would take a 2-0 lead into halftime.

Mexico starts 2nd half with the ball, USA would add their 3rd goal of the game when Christen Press scored in the 56 minute, Addy Wamback would come into game in the 62nd minute and replaced Sydney Leroux. USA would keep the pressure on Mexico the entire 2nd half and USA would cruise to over Mexico for a 3-0 win and will face Costa Rica in the Championship game on Sunday at 6PM. With the win, USA made the 2015 World Cup in Canada.

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