The USWNT’s Domination of CONCACAF Is Now Complete

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Written By Chris Azzopardi

Last night in Vancouver, the United States Women’s National Team put an emphatic stamp on their total domination of the CONCACAF Olympic qualifying tournament. The US Women, led by rising star Alex Morgan and second all-time leading scorer Abby Wambach, beat Canada 4-0 in the tournament final. Even though the game itself had little meaning beyond bragging rights, the US showed no mercy in closing out the tournament with a victory.

The US scored 38 goals in the tournament and allowed none. They beat the Dominican Republic 14-0, Guatemala 13-0, Mexico 4-0, Costa Rica 3-0 in the semifinal that booked their spot for London 2012, and finished with the aforementioned 4-0 win over Canada. The domination was so total that the United States had six of the top seven goalscorers in the tournament (Canada’s Christine Sinclair actually led the field with nine goals).

Not that the run was perfect for the US. There was one black mark, the loss of star defender Ali Krieger to torn knee ligaments in the win over the Dominican Republic. Krieger will likely miss this summer’s Olympics due to her injuries.

While we look for a video that includes every American goal scored in the tournament (someone get on this, please), enjoy these highlights from the final win over Canada.

Canada secured the other Olympic spot from CONCACAF by making the final.

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