Edition 11 – Cruisin’ Past Costa Rica


During this episode, the S&G crew discuss:

  • The US Women’s Olympics Soccer team victory over Costa Rica in their final tune-up game before the Olympics in Rio
  • The USWNT were just a better soccer team than Costa Rica
  • The starting line-up.  Where was Tobin Heath and Christen Press in the starting 11?
  • How do you pronounce “Horan?”  And Horan and Allie Long’s strong performance at the central midfield position.
  • the four goals; Klingenberg to Dunn, Pugh’s solo goal, Lloyd’s header, and Press’ quick turn and finish
  • there’s show notes?
  • Carli Lloyd’s full 90 minutes coming back from injury and the confidence boost that goal will give her post-World Cup
  • the defense pressuring the ball caused lots of goals and opportunities for the UWSNT
  • Should Christen Press start over Alex Morgan?
  • Crystal Dunn has 10 goals in 2016???!?
  • Allie Long is the player of the match?
  • Stars: Pugh (Pugh, Pugh, Pugh) and Lloyd
  • Gripes: Alex Morgan and the inclusion of Rapinoe on the 18-player roster
  • Should Rapinoe be one of the reserves?
  • The S&G crew predict the starting 11 for the first game for the USWNT – Solo, Ohara, Sauerbrunn, Johnston, Klingenberg, Long, Brian, Lloyd, Dunn, Pugh and Morgan

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