Video: U.S. women 7, Russia 0

Carli Lloyd scored twice to increase her career total to 48. (By Alan Diaz -- Associated Press)
Carli Lloyd scored twice to increase her career total to 48. (By Alan Diaz — Associated Press)

In the first of two friendlies with Russia, the U.S. women’s national team cruised to a 7-0 victory Saturday at FAU Stadium in Boca Raton, Fla. The Americans, top-ranked by FIFA, extended their unbeaten streak to 41 and home unbeaten run to 79. They are 6-0-1 all-time against 21st-ranked Russia, which last qualified for the Women’s World Cup in 2003. The shot totals were 32-3, corner kicks 13-2. [Match details]

The second match is Wednesday at Georgia Dome in Atlanta (7:30 p.m. ET, live stream at ussoccer.com).

USA lineup in first game:

Hope Solo; Ali Krieger, Becky Sauerbrunn (Van Hollebeke 80th), Christie Rampone, Stephanie Cox (Megan Rapinoe 74th); Heather O’Reilly (Erika Tymrak 68th), Carli Lloyd, Lauren Holiday, Kristie Mewis; Christen Press (Amy Rodriguez 60th), Sydney Leroux (Abby Wambach 60th).

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Steven Goff is The Post’s soccer writer. His beats include D.C. United, MLS and the international game, as well as local college basketball.
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