Summer Sale Extended! Get unlimited digital access for 13 weeks for $13.
Topics

Heather O'Reilly

Carli Lloyd, Heather O'Reilly each score twice in wet win

Carli Lloyd, Heather O'Reilly each score twice in wet win

Not even a thunderstorm could slow down the United States in the latest chapter of its Women's World Cup victory tour. Carli Lloyd and Heather O'Reilly each scored twice and the United States beat Costa Rica 7-2 on Wednesday night in an exhibition game that included an 83-minute weather delay. Abby Wambach and Alex Morgan also scored for the U.S. in its second friendly since winning the Women's World Cup six weeks ago. The Americans beat Costa Rica 8-0 on Sunday in Pittsburgh. “This team is resilient,” O'Reilly said. “We bounce back through games, through tough moments of games and in this situation, it was sort of peculiar circumstances that we...

Loading
71°