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).