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Video: U.S. women 1, Canada 0

Sydney Leroux, left, celebrates with Christen Press after scoring in the late stages against rival Canada in Frisco, Tex (By Cooper Neill — Getty Images)

U.S. women’s national team 1, Canada 0

Toyota Stadium in Frisco, Tex.

Attendance: 20,862.

USA record against Canada: 47-3-5.

Midfielder Morgan Brian, the Hermann Trophy winner from the University of Virginia and youngest player on the roster, made her first start.

The Americans are unbeaten in 40 straight matches (34-0-6) and are carrying a 78-game home unbeaten streak (68-0-10) that began more than nine years ago.

Upcoming matches: Russia Feb. 8 at FAU Stadium in Boca Raton, Fla., Russia Feb. 12 at Georgia Dome in Atlanta.


USA: Sydney Leroux (Becky Sauerbrunn) 78th minute.

USA: Hope Solo; Ali Krieger, Becky Sauerbrunn, Whitney Engen (Christie Rampone 77th), Stephanie Cox; Heather O’Reilly, Morgan Brian, Lauren Holiday, Megan Rapinoe (Amy Rodriguez 88th); Sydney Leroux, Abby Wambach (Christen Press 74th).

CAN: Erin McLeod; Rhian Wilkinson (Sura Yekka 74th), Kadeisha Buchanan, Lauren Sesselmann, Marie-Eve Nault (Carmelina Moscato 81st); Diana Matheson (Jonelle Filigno 86th), Desiree Scott, Sophie Schmidt; Josee Belanger (Brittany Baxter 71st), Christine Sinclair, Adriana Leon (Kaylyn Kyle 61st).


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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