EAST HARTFORD, Conn. — Allie Long scored her initial dual general goals, and a United States routed Colombia 7-0 Wednesday night in a Americans’ initial muster given 5 players filed a wage-discrimination movement opposite a U.S. Soccer Federation.
Carli Lloyd, Alex Morgan, Hope Solo, Megan Rapinoe and Becky Sauerbrunn filed an movement final week with a Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, accusing a USSF of unlawfully profitable them reduction than members of a U.S. men’s inhabitant team. The kinship for a women’s inhabitant group is in a authorised conflict with a USSF, claiming it can cancel a labor contract. The USSF claims a understanding runs by December.
“We weren’t unequivocally meditative about all that stuff, since during a finish of a day that things will work itself out,” Lloyd said. “We have to continue to make certain we are putting a good outcome out on a field.
The U.S. group was not a usually one fighting income issues. The Colombian group has not been paid in dual months, Philly.com reported final week.
“What happens, if we get income or if we don’t get money, that’s not critical now,” Rincon said.
Crystal Dunn, Mallory Pugh, Lloyd, Tobin Heath and Christen Press also scored for a Americans, who are scheming for this summer’s Olympics, where they will try to win their fourth true bullion medal.
“This group has always finished a smashing pursuit of handling to compartimentalize,” U.S. manager Jill Ellis said. “I don’t consider in any approach figure or form we let anything brief over to a training belligerent or a representation tonight. we consider it was a unequivocally good group performance, a throng was illusory and we admire them to be out in this cold weather.”
Solo done dual saves in her eighth shutout of a year, and a U.S. softened to 10-0 this year going into Sunday’s compare opposite Colombia during Chester, Pennsylvania. Morgan (hip) and Morgan Brian (hamstring) did not fit adult though are approaching to be accessible for Sunday.
The U.S. outshot Colombia 24-6, including 14-2 in shots on goal.
“I have good honour for Colombia, we always have,” pronounced Solo, who was partial of final year’s group that kick Colombia 2-0 in a World Cup’s turn of 16. “I’m a small bit astounded that a measure was 7-0. we approaching some-more from them. It was a flattering warlike diversion in a World Cup, though tonight we looked flattering good.”
Dunn put a Americans forward in a 27th, violence goalkeeper Catalina Perez, and Long, a 28-year-old midfielder, doubled a lead in a 32nd with a header off a pass from Portland teammate Lindsey Horan.
“She had a good week of training,” Ellis pronounced of Long. “We are still creation sur we are looking for abyss and she did well. She done some good decisions, got a integrate goals and was impactful.”
Pugh done it 3-0 a notation after with an support from Lloyd, who scored her 87th general idea in a 39th.
Heath got her idea in a 62nd notation off a cranky from Dunn, and Long scored on a a header from Julie Johnston’s pass in a 65th. Christen Press combined a idea in a 74th minute.
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