U.S. Women's Soccer Team Greets San Diego Fans at Ireland Match

San Diego soccer fans saw the present and possibly the future of United States soccer Saturday at Qualcomm Stadium.

The U.S. Women's National Soccer team has always had a goal scoring machine going back to Mia Hamm who gave way to Abby Wambach who just passed the torch to Carli Lloyd. There is never a big break between offensive superstars.

When Team America played a friendly match against Ireland in our town, the first half was all about Lloyd, who is not the person you want to leave alone near the net.

Lloyd had a hat trick in the first 28 minutes.

The U.S. led 4-0 at halftime and the starters took the second half off, so we got to see Mallory Pugh, the 17-year-old phenom in her first appearance for the national team.

Team America wins 5-0, a nice way to head in to next month's Olympic qualifying rounds.

Contact Us