USWNT vs. Chile results: Carli Lloyd’s two-goal performance powers USA past Chile

first_imgThe US Women’s National Team didn’t miss a beat on Sunday in its second game of the group stage of the 2019 Women’s World Cup as it cruised past Chile 3-0 led by Carli Lloyd’s two goals.Right off the bat, it was a different starting XI for the USWNT as coach Jill Ellis made seven changes to the lineup, including opting to not start Alex Morgan and Megan Rapinoe.  Things got going for the US in the 11th minute when Abby Dahlkemper sent one into the box for Christen Press. Her pass was off the mark and a Chilean defender attempted to clear it, but it didn’t go far. Lloyd pounced at the opportunity and sent one past Chilean goalkeeper Christiane Endler to give the US the early 1-0 lead.With the goal, Lloyd became the first player in history to score in six straight World Cup matches. Lloyd has scored eight goals over those six matches.Julie Ertz made it 2-0 in the 26th minute on a header off a corner kick from Tierna Davidson. Lloyd picked up her second goal nine minutes later in the 35th minute. Davidson sent another terrific ball into the box off a corner and Lloyd was able to head it home and make it 3-0.CARLI LLOYD AGAIN!Her second goal of the game makes it 10 for her #FIFAWWC career and puts the @USWNT up 3-0. 🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸— FOX Soccer (@FOXSoccer) June 16, 2019MORE: Watch the Women’s World Cup live with fuboTV (7-day free trial)Lloyd had several opportunites to complete the hat trick in the second half, including a penalty kick in the 81st minute that she sent wide to the left of the post. Lindsey Horan and Allie Long each picked up a yellow card in the US’s win on Sunday.With the win, the USWNT clinched a spot in the knockout round and moved back into first place in Group F by virtue of its +16 goal differential. A date with Sweden on Thursday is up next with the US needing either a win or draw to finish atop Group F.Sporting News tracked live scoring updates and highlights from the USWNT’s win over Chile in the group stage of the 2019 Women’s World Cup below.USWNT vs. Chile: Score, highlights from USA’s World Cup matchUSA: 3Chile: 0(All times Eastern)FINAL: USA 3, Chile 01:54 p.m. | 90+6′ – Time’s called and the US picks up three more points and moves back into first place Group F by virtue of goal differential.1:52 p.m. | 90+4′ – Su Helen Galaz is shown the yellow card for Chile.1:48 p.m. | 90′ – Referee announces five minutes of stoppage time.1:46 p.m. | 88′ – Long picks up a yellow card. Chile uses its final substitution with Daniela Pardo coming on for Lara. 1:40 p.m. | 82′ – The USWNT uses its final substituiton bringing Emily Sonnett on for Dahlkemper.1:39 p.m. | 81′ – Lloyd misses the PK, shooting just outside the left post. That hat trick still eludes her today.Carli Lloyd hits her penalty wide and misses a chance to become the first woman to score 2 career #FIFAWWC hat tricks.— FOX Soccer (@FOXSoccer) June 16, 20191:38 p.m. | 80′ – Wow, after the Press free kick, VAR confirms a foul inside the box and Yessenia Huenteo is given a yellow card. Lloyd will take the penalty kick for the US.1:35 p.m. | 76′ – Francisa Lara picks up a yellow after challenging Lloyd. The US will get a free kick a couple yards shy of the box.1:32 p.m. | 74′ – Lloyd flicks one through to Press on the left side of the box and Endler makes yet another terrific save at the near post.1:30 p.m. | 72′ – Lloyd nearly gets a hat trick as her header bounces off the crossbar. 1:27 p.m. | 67′ – Chile makes a sub with Yessenia Huenteo replacing María José Urrutia.1:24 p.m. | 66′ – Pugh crosses it in for McDonald who deflects it to Press. She gets another great chance on the header, but Endler comes up with another great save.ENDLER AGAIN! 😱The Chile goalkeeper is standing on her head, this time robbing Christen Press. #FIFAWWC— FOX Soccer (@FOXSoccer) June 16, 20191:21 p.m. | 62′ – McDonald rips one from the top left side of the box to the far side. It nearly goes in, but goes off the far post.OFF THE POST! A beautiful effort from Jess McDonald just misses! #FIFAWWC— FOX Soccer (@FOXSoccer) June 16, 20191:17 p.m. | 59′ – Another substitution for the USWNT as Horan comes off and Allie Long comes on to take her place.1:14 p.m. | 55′ – Morgan Brian plays a terrific ball to Press who dribbles to the left side of the box. She sends it back to Horan who gets a good look, but it’s saved by Endler.WHAT A SAVE! Lindsey Horan has goal No. 4 on her foot but Christiane Endler comes up with a kick save and a beauty. #FIFAWWC— FOX Soccer (@FOXSoccer) June 16, 20191:06 p.m. | 48′ – Pugh finds Press on the left side of the box who’s one-on-one with the goalie. The angle’s tough and Press can’t finish.  1:04 p.m. | 46′ – Couple of substitutions for both teams to start the half: Jessica McDonald comes on for Ertz. For Chile,  Paloma López subs in for Claudia Soto.Halftime: USA 3, Chile 012:48 p.m. | 45+2′ – That’ll do it for the first half. USA dominates and nets three goals, it leads 3-0.12:46 p.m. | 45′ – Referee announces two minutes of stoppage time.12:43 p.m. | 43′ – Mallory Pugh gets a chance at the top of the box after a corner, but she skies it over the crossbar.12:41 p.m. | 40′ – It’s been all USA so far. It feels like the Americans have the ball in the lower-attacking third virtually all the time.12:35 p.m. | 35′ – GOAL USA: Press makes a nice move to shake a defender and send it into the box, but it goes out of bounds. On the ensuing corner, Davidson sends another perfect cross into the box and Lloyd heads it home for her second of the game. USA leads 3-0.CARLI LLOYD AGAIN!Her second goal of the game makes it 10 for her #FIFAWWC career and puts the @USWNT up 3-0. 🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸— FOX Soccer (@FOXSoccer) June 16, 201912:27 p.m. | 26′ – GOAL USA: On their sixth corner of the half, Tierna Davidson sends it into the box where Julie Ertz heads it in by the near post. USA leads 2-0.Stop us if you’ve heard this before… Julie Ertz at the near post! 😉She scores her 1st career #FIFAWWC goal to double the @USWNT lead!— FOX Soccer (@FOXSoccer) June 16, 201912:24 p.m. | 23′ Lindsey Horan picks up a yellow card.12:22 p.m. | 22′ – It looks like Chile gets a goal off a free kick after slipping it past USA goalie Alyssa Naeher, but the referee rules it offsides so the US still leads 1-0.Nervy moment for the U.S. defense! 😳Chile have the ball in the back of the net off the free kick, but Guerrero was offside by a couple steps. #FIFAWWC— FOX Soccer (@FOXSoccer) June 16, 201912:12 p.m. | 11′ – GOAL USA: Abby Dahlkemper lobs one into the box for Christen Press. It doesn’t get there and a Chilean defender heads it away, but Lloyd rushes in and send the rebound in for a goal. Lloyd becomes the first player to score in six consecutive World Cup matches. USA leads 1-0.WHAT A GOAL FROM CARLI LLOYD! 💪🇺🇸Dream start for the USA!— FOX Soccer (@FOXSoccer) June 16, 201912:09 p.m. | 9′ – Second corner kick of the game for the USWNT makes it to the box, but is cleared by Chile. Still scoreless. 12:04 p.m. | 4′ – The United States is being aggressive early. Lloyd gets another chance in the box, but the Chile’s Christiane Endler makes a great save.ALMOST 1-0! 😱Chile goalkeeper Christiane Endler saves a near own-goal, then Carli Lloyd strikes the post from a tight angle. Big let-off for Chile! #FIFAWWC— FOX Soccer (@FOXSoccer) June 16, 201912:02 p.m. | 2′ – Morgan Brian has a great chance in the box after a corner, but she sends it way up above the crossbar. Carli Lloyd gets another chance a minute later and can’t find the back of the net. 12:01 p.m. | 1′ – Chile starts the game with a free kick about 30 seconds in and we’re underway! 11:58 a.m. | Kickoff’s moments away!Pregame11:43 a.m. | Starting XI for the United States as it looks to clinch as spot in the knockout round: Mesdames et Messieurs, live from Paris, your #USACHI lineup for Sunday Fútbol.#OneNationOneTeam— U.S. Soccer WNT (@USWNT) June 16, 2019last_img

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