USWNT slumps to goal-less draw with Colombia


The U.S. girls’s nationwide group struggled for a lot within the remaining third on Thursday evening, slumping to a goal-less draw with Colombia in its first pleasant of October.

Twila Kilgore’s squad have been held to simply two pictures on objective whereas Alex Morgan missed a penalty kick in a disappointing dwelling end result at America First Discipline in Utah. It was the primary match wherein the People have been held off the scoresheet since August 6.

Morgan had each of the USWNT’s finest offensive probabilities within the first half, being denied within the field by Colombia’s Natalia Giraldo earlier than additionally lacking a spot-kick alternative. Regardless of Trinity Rodman drawing a penalty kick earlier than halftime, Morgan’s shot struck the correct submit, protecting the rating stage at 0-0.

Lorena Bedoya’s long-range effort within the sixty fifth minute compelled Alyssa Naeher into her first save of the evening earlier than the veteran additionally repelled Jorelyn Carabali’s header in stoppage time.

Ashley Hatch got here near propelling the People in entrance after 71 minutes however Giraldo dove right down to punch away the winger’s low shot.

Each Naeher and Giraldo registered two saves apiece within the draw, registering clear sheets for his or her respective groups.

The USWNT will shut out its two-match slate on Sunday towards the Colombians at Snapdragon Stadium in San Diego.



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