The United States women’s soccer team, the defending world champions, beat Argentina 6–0 on Wednesday and invalidated the title at the Shebelis Cup in Orlando, Florida.
Led by the tournament’s top scorer, Megan Rapinoe, with three goals, the American team finished the day with nine points, adding a win over the three days of the event that it organizes annually.
The second place went to Brazil, which on Wednesday ended their 2–0 win over Canada, with six points and dreaming of an American defeat against Argentina that would bring them the trophy.
Canada finished third with three points and Argentina closed the table without a point in this event.
The only selection of the tournament out of the top-10 of the FIFA rankings, the Albiquelstay team was invited in the final minutes of Japan’s return and faced a long year of inactivity due to the coronovirus epidemic.
In his farewell clash on Wednesday, he ran the Steamer American team in the first half, scoring four goals.
Rapinoe opened the scoring in the 16th minute at Explora Stadium, taking advantage of a service through the center of Rose LaValle’s rear.
Forward, 2019 FIFA Ballon d’Or extended the lead by receiving a pass from Carly Lloyd’s death on 26th. Lloyd made himself 3–0 in the 35th, finishing a cross from the left by Christie Mewis inside the box.
Mavis placed it 41st when he took advantage of a poor ball outside Argentina and after a beautiful cut to Adriana Sachs defined by a cross shot.
Alex Morgan, with 84-goalkeeper Solana Pereira in one-on-one, and Kristen Press, with 88 in the corner, scored the win.
– Second after defeating Brazil, Canada –
In the second match of the third and final match, Brazil beat Canada 2–0 and finished second in the tournament, improving to fourth place from their previous participation in 2019.
Brazilian star Debina opened the scoring in the 15th minute in an opportunistic action in which she took advantage of her teammate Adriana’s previous shot.
The second goal कैन Canarinaha ‘was made in the 39th minute by a serious mistake by the Canadian defense, who failed to clear a ball of their own area twice.
The ball ended by falling at the feet of Juelia Bianchi, who gave the squad a cross shot.
The team, led by Pia Sundage of Sweden, a former United States coach, continued to search for the opposite target and Adriana had a big chance before the break when a whiplash hit the crossbar from outside the region.
The United States thus adds its fourth win in six editions of the event, while France (2017) and England (2019) each have one title each.
This year’s participating teams were tested for Kovid-19 during their arrival in Orlando and during the competition, whose matches were allowed to reach a limited number of spectators.
– Results of the third and final day of the Shebels Cup 2021:
Canada – Brazil 0-2
United States – Argentina 6-0
– PS JGEP GF GC compression
1. United States 9 3 3 0 0 90 +9
2. Brazil 6 3 2 0 1 6 3 +3
3. Canada 3 3 1 0 2 1 3 -2
4. Argentina 0 3 0 0 3 1 11 -10
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