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Posted at 03:04 PM ET, 07/02/2011

Women’s World Cup: USA 3, Colombia 0

USA 3, Colombia 0

SCORING

Heather O’Reilly 12th minute

Megan Rapinoe 50th minute

Carli Lloyd 57th minute

USA LINEUP

Hope Solo; Ali Krieger, Christie Rampone, Rachel Buehler, Amy Le Peilbet (Stephanie Cox 56th); Heather O’Reilly (Tobin Heath 62nd), Lori Lindsey, Carli Lloyd, Lauren Cheney; Amy Rodriguez (Megan Rapinoe 46th), Abby Wambach.

GROUP STANDINGS

USA 2-0-0, 6 points, +5 goal diff

Sweden 2-0-0, 6 points, +2 goal diff

North Korea 0-2-0, 0 points, -3 goal diff

Colombia 0-2-0, 0 points, -4 goal diff

USA and Sweden have clinched quarterfinal berths. The Americans need only a draw in the last match to win the group.

Wednesday’s finales

USA vs. Sweden, 2:45 p.m. (ESPN, Galavision, ESPN3.com)

North Korea vs. Colombia, 2:45 p.m.

Associated Press match report

FIFA’s video package

After scoring, Rapinoe ran to the corner, lifted the field-level microphone and sang Bruce Springsteen’s “Born in the USA!” Video clip below (while it’s available)

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