U.S. Soccer

2014 Algarve Cup

Portugal

U.S. WNT vs. Korea DPR: Post-Match Quotes - March 12, 2014

U.S. WNT vs. Korea DPR Post-Match Quotes – March 12, 2014 2014 Algarve Cup U.S. WNT head coach TOM SERMANNI On the team rebounding to get a win: “It was a terrific performance to be honest. We dominated the game, we dominated possession, and I can’t remember them having a shot on goal. I’m really pleased with the way players came out and approached the game. To be h Read more
WNT Mar 12, 2014

U.S. WNT Blanks Korea DPR 3-0 for Seventh Place at Algarve Cup

Heather O’Reilly Adds Goal in 200th Cap, Becoming Ninth U.S. WNT Player to Achieve Milestone U.S. Players Return Home for Kickoff of NWSL Season With Next WNT Matches on April 6 and 10 vs. China PR in Commerce City, Colo., and San Diego PARCHAL, Portugal (March 12, 2014) – The U.S. Women’s National Team won its final game of t Read more
WNT Mar 12, 2014

U.S. WNT vs. Denmark: Post-Match Quotes - March 10, 2014

U.S. WNT vs. Denmark Post-Match Quotes – March 10, 2014 Algarve Cup – Group B U.S. WNT head coach TOM SERMANNI On the first half: “I think we started the game very sluggishly, that’s what went wrong. We were too slow and too predictable and we allowed Denmark to dictate how the game was going to be played. I thought tactically they defended very well, and we really ne Read more
WNT Mar 10, 2014

WNT vs. Denmark: Highlights - March 10, 2014

The U.S. WNT lost by a 5-3 score to Denmark in its final Group B match at the 2014 Algarve Cup. They USA went behind 3-0 in the first half before making a run in second on goals from Christen Press, Sydney Leroux and Megan Rapinoe, but fell short in a match that featured five total goals after the break. Read more
WNT Mar 10, 2014

WNT Falls to Denmark 5-3 in Final Group B Match at Algarve Cup

USA Will Play Korea DPR in Seventh-Place Match on March 12 Mewis Sisters Start Together for First Time Leroux and Press Score Team-Leading Fourth Goals of 2014; Rapinoe Adds Second-Half Tally ALBUFEIRA, Portugal (March 10, 2014) – The U.S. Women’s National Team dropped its final Group B match at the Algarve Cup, falling 5-3 to Denmark in Read more
WNT Mar 10, 2014

WNT vs. Sweden: Highlights - March 7, 2014

The U.S. Women’s National Team created enough chances to win, but couldn’t find the net in a 1-0 loss to Sweden during its second Group B match at the 2014 Algarve Cup. The loss broke the USA’s 43-game unbeaten streak, which started against Sweden in the Third-Place match of the 2012 Algarve Cup, as Lotta Schelin scored the game’s lone goal in the 24th minute. Read more
WNT Mar 7, 2014

U.S. WNT vs. Sweden: Post-Match Quotes - March 7, 2014

U.S. WNT vs. Sweden Post-Match Quotes – March 7, 2014 Algarve Cup – Group B U.S. WNT head coach TOM SERMANNI On the match: “I was pleased with how we played in the second half and how we upped the tempo and how many chances we created, but in this game, you have to score goals.” On his first loss as head coach of the U.S. WNT: “You’re always going to los Read more
WNT Mar 7, 2014

WNT Drops Second Match of 2014 Algarve Cup

Lotta Schelin’s Header in 24th Minute Lifts Sweden USA’s 43-Game Unbeaten Streak Comes to an End Samantha Mewis and Sarah Hagen Earn First Caps WNT Finishes Group Play Against Denmark on March 10 in Albufeira, Portugal, Hoping for Spot in Third-Place Match ALBUFEIRA, Portugal (March 7, 2014) – For the second strai Read more
WNT Mar 7, 2014

WNT vs. Japan: Highlights - March 5, 2014

The U.S. Women’s National Team tied Japan 1-1 at Belavista Municipal Stadium in Parchal to open Group B play at the 2014 Algarve Cup in Portugal. Despite creating a plethora of scoring chances, the USA found the net just once. That coming on tremendous hustle play by Sydney Leroux, who was in the middle of most of the dangerous situations the USA had on the afternoon. Read more
WNT Mar 5, 2014

U.S. WNT vs. Japan: Post-Match Quotes - March 5, 2014

U.S. WNT vs. Japan Post-Match Quotes – March 5, 2014 Algarve Cup – Group B U.S. WNT head coach TOM SERMANNI On the match: “I thought we did more than enough to win the game, and we had enough chances to probably win two or three games. But, it’s the classic tale that if you don’t take your chances when the game is at one-nil. It’s always very dangerous, pa Read more
WNT Mar 5, 2014

U.S. WNT and Japan Draw 1-1 at 2014 Algarve Cup Opener

Sydney Leroux’s 27th International Goal Comes Off Block of Japan Goalkeeper Clearance USA Out-Shoots Japan 20-8, Japan Captain Aya Miyama Equalizes with Late Free Kick WNT Will Face Sweden on March 7 in Albufeira, Portugal, in Second Group B Match  PARCHAL, Portugal (March 5, 2014) – The U.S. Women’s National Team certainly did enough Read more
WNT Mar 5, 2014

From Crepes to Peladas, U.S. WNT Immersed in Algarve

As the team with the most championships at the Algarve Cup since its inception in 1994, the U.S. Women’s National Team has certainly produced on the field, but that doesn’t mean that they didn’t enjoy their time off it. Here are six memorable clips from the U.S. WNT during their previous trips to the Algarve region: Portugal 101 with HAO: Heather O’Reilly’s tour of Al Read more
WNT Mar 3, 2014

Sermanni Names U.S. WNT Roster for 2014 Algarve Cup

CHICAGO (Feb. 24, 2014) – Following three victories in the team’s first three matches of the year, U.S. Women’s National Team head coach Tom Sermanni has named a 24-player roster that will travel to the 2014 Algarve Cup in Portugal. This year’s tournament will run from March 5-12, and the U.S. team will depart for Europe on Tuesday, Feb. 25. The majority of the games wil Read more
WNT Feb 24, 2014

Schedule

Results

Date Matchup Result Venue Attendance Goal Scorers
WNT vs Korea DPR 3-0 W Estadio Bela Vista Parchal; Portugal 250 Wambach(2), O'Reilly
WNT vs Denmark 3-5 L Estadio Municipal Albufeira; Albufeira, Portal 750 Press, Leroux, Rapinoe
WNT vs Sweden 0-1 L Estadio Municipal Albufeira; Albufeira, Portugal 2,000 --
WNT vs Japan 1-1 D Estadio Bela Vista; Portugal 500 Leroux

2014 Algarve Cup

PLAYER POS. HT. BIRTHDATE HOMETOWN CLUB/COLLEGE CAPS/G
M 5-7 St. Simons Island, Ga. Houston Dash 63/6
D 5-6 Elk Grove, Calif. Seattle Reign FC
D 5-8 Rolling Hills Estates, Calif. Boston Breakers 40/4
F 5-10 Appleton, Wis. Bayern Munich (GER)
M 5-6 Basking Ridge, N.J. Portland Thorns FC 128/18
M 5-8 Fort Wayne, Ind.
D 5-2 Gibsonia, Pa. Portland Thorns FC 70/3
D 5-6 Dumfries, Va. Orlando Pride 96/1
F 5-7 Scottsdale, Ariz. FC Kansas City 75/35
M 5-8 Delran, N.J. Houston Dash 232/96
GK 5-10 Vineland, N.J. Sky Blue FC
M 5-7 Hanson, Mass. Boston Breakers
M 6-0 Hanson, Mass. Western New York Flash 18/4
GK 5-9 Bridgeport, Conn. Chicago Red Stars 10/0
D 5-5 Fayetteville, Ga. Sky Blue FC 91/2
M 5-5 East Brunswick, N.J. FC Kansas City 231/47
F 5-7 Palos Verdes Estates, Calif. Chicago Red Stars 80/41
D 5-6 Point Pleasant, N.J. Sky Blue FC 311/4
M 5-7 Redding, Calif. Seattle Reign FC 117/31
F 5-4 Lake Forest, Calif. FC Kansas City 129/30
D 5-7 St. Louis, Mo. FC Kansas City 119/0
GK 5-9 Richland, Wash. Seattle Reign FC 202/0
D 5-5 Del Mar, Calif. Portland Thorns FC
F 5-11 Rochester, N.Y. Unattached 255/184

2014 Algarve Cup

Morgan Brian

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
5-7

Birthdate:

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
St. Simons Island, Ga.

Club:
Houston Dash

Stephanie Cox

Position:
Defender

Height:
5-6

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
Elk Grove, Calif.

Club:
Seattle Reign FC

Whitney Engen

Position:
Defender

Height:
5-8

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
Rolling Hills Estates, Calif.

Club:
Boston Breakers

Sarah Hagen

Position:
Forward

Height:
5-10

Birthdate:

Position:
Forward

Hometown:
Appleton, Wis.

Club:
Bayern Munich (GER)

Tobin Heath

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
5-6

Birthdate:

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
Basking Ridge, N.J.

Club:
Portland Thorns FC

Sarah Killion

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
5-8

Birthdate:

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
Fort Wayne, Ind.

Meghan Klingenberg

Position:
Defender

Height:
5-2

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
Gibsonia, Pa.

Club:
Portland Thorns FC

Ali Krieger

Position:
Defender

Height:
5-6

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
Dumfries, Va.

Club:
Orlando Pride

Sydney Leroux

Position:
Forward

Height:
5-7

Birthdate:

Position:
Forward

Hometown:
Scottsdale, Ariz.

Club:
FC Kansas City

Carli Lloyd

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
5-8

Birthdate:

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
Delran, N.J.

Club:
Houston Dash

Jill Loyden

Position:
Goalkeeper

Height:
5-10

Birthdate:

Position:
Goalkeeper

Hometown:
Vineland, N.J.

Club:
Sky Blue FC

Kristie Mewis

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
5-7

Birthdate:

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
Hanson, Mass.

Club:
Boston Breakers

Samantha Mewis

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
6-0

Birthdate:

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
Hanson, Mass.

Club:
Western New York Flash

Alyssa Naeher

Position:
Goalkeeper

Height:
5-9

Birthdate:

Position:
Goalkeeper

Hometown:
Bridgeport, Conn.

Club:
Chicago Red Stars

Kelley O'Hara

Position:
Defender

Height:
5-5

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
Fayetteville, Ga.

Club:
Sky Blue FC

Heather O'Reilly

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
5-5

Birthdate:

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
East Brunswick, N.J.

Club:
FC Kansas City

Christen Press

Position:
Forward

Height:
5-7

Birthdate:

Position:
Forward

Hometown:
Palos Verdes Estates, Calif.

Club:
Chicago Red Stars

Christie Rampone

Position:
Defender

Height:
5-6

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
Point Pleasant, N.J.

Club:
Sky Blue FC

Megan Rapinoe

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
5-7

Birthdate:

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
Redding, Calif.

Club:
Seattle Reign FC

Amy Rodriguez

Position:
Forward

Height:
5-4

Birthdate:

Position:
Forward

Hometown:
Lake Forest, Calif.

Club:
FC Kansas City

Becky Sauerbrunn

Position:
Defender

Height:
5-7

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
St. Louis, Mo.

Club:
FC Kansas City

Hope Solo

Position:
Goalkeeper

Height:
5-9

Birthdate:

Position:
Goalkeeper

Hometown:
Richland, Wash.

Club:
Seattle Reign FC

Rachel Van Hollebeke

Position:
Defender

Height:
5-5

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
Del Mar, Calif.

Club:
Portland Thorns FC

Abby Wambach

Position:
Forward

Height:
5-11

Birthdate:

Position:
Forward

Hometown:
Rochester, N.Y.

Club:
Unattached

Group A

Team GP W L T GF GA GD Pts.
GER
3 3 0 0 9 1 +8 9
ISL 3 2 1 0 3 6 -3 6
CHN
3 1 2 0 1 2 -1 3
 NOR 3 0 2 0 2 6 -4 0

Group B

Team GP W L T GF GA GD Pts.
JPN 3 2 0 1 4 2 +2 7
SWE 3 2 1 0 4 2 +2 6
DEN 3 1 2 0 5 6 -1 3
USA 3 0 2 1 4 7 -3 1

Group C

Team GP W L T GF GA GD Pts.
PRK 3 3 0 0 6 1 +5 9
RUS  3 1 2 0 6 6 0 3
AUT 3 1 2 0 5 7 -2 3
POR
3 1 2 0 4 7 -3 3

Group A

Date Match Result/Time (ET) Venue
March 5 Germany vs. Iceland 5-0 Albufeira
March 5 Norway vs. China 0-1 Vila Real Santo Antonio
March 7 Germany vs. China 1-0 Albufeira
March 7 Norway vs. Iceland 1-2 Lagos
March 10 Norway vs. Germany 1-3 Albufeira
March 10 China vs. Iceland 0-1 Lagos

Group B

Date Match Result/Time (ET) Venue
March 5 USA vs. Japan 1-1 T Parchal
March 5 Sweden vs. Denmark 2-0 Albufeira
March 7 Sweden vs. USA 0-1 L Albufeira
March 7

Japan vs. Denmark

1-0 Parchal
March 10 USA vs. Denmark 3-5 L Albufeira
March 10 Japan vs. Sweden 2-1 Estadio Algarve

Group C

Date Match Result/Time (ET) Venue
March 5 Russia vs. Korea DPR 1-2 Lagos
March 5 Portugal vs. Austria 3-3 Parchal
March 7 Portugal vs. Russia 1-3 Parchal
March 7 Austria vs. Korea DPR 0-2 Lagos
March 10 Austria vs. Russia 3-2 Vila Real Santo Antonio
March 10 Portugal vs. Korea DPR 0-2 Estádio Algarve

Placement Matches

Date Match Time (ET) Venue
March 12 China vs. Denmark 1-1 (5-4 pks)

Albufeira

March 12 Portugal vs. Austria
1-2

Estadio Algarve

March 12 USA vs. Korea DPR 3-0 W

Parchal

March 12 Germany vs. Japan 3-0

Estadio Algarve

March 12 Iceland vs. Sweden 2-1 Albufeira
March 12 Russia vs. Norway 1-0

Parchal

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