In second-half added time, Lauren Cheney scored on a stunning strike from long distance to lift the U.S. women’s national soccer team to a 1-0 victory over Mexico in the Americans’ final home friendly before the Women’s World Cup in Germany:
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Steven Goff has covered soccer for The Washington Post since the early 1990s. His beats include D.C. United, MLS and the U.S. national teams. He has been on assignment at every World Cup since 1994, plus four Women's World Cups.