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Shots on Goal – USWNT vs Mexico

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On Tuesday, September 3, 2013, the US Women’s National Team faced Mexico at RFK Stadium in Washington DC. The US came out on top, powered by four goals from forward Sydney Leroux. The game also featured the debuts of Erika Tymrak and Leigh Ann Robinson, both fresh from a strong National Women’s Soccer League season with FC Kansas City. For more on the game, see Danielle Grote’s recap.

 

Alex Morgan watches from the bench at RFK Stadium in Washington DC.

Alex Morgan watches from the bench at RFK Stadium in Washington DC.

FC Kansas City's Erika Tymrak is all smiles as she is introduced in her first national team start.

FC Kansas City’s Erika Tymrak is all smiles as she is introduced in her first national team start.

Leigh Ann Robinson of FC Kansas City also received her first cap for the United States.

Leigh Ann Robinson of FC Kansas City also received her first cap for the United States.

Abby Wambach avoids Mexico goalkeeper Cecilia Santiago.

Abby Wambach avoids Mexico goalkeeper Cecilia Santiago.

Mexico's Cecilia Santiago keeps her eye on Sydney Leroux, who scored four goals in the first half of the game.

Mexico’s Cecilia Santiago keeps her eye on Sydney Leroux, who scored four goals in the first half of the game.

Sydney Leroux scores one of her four goals in the first half.

Sydney Leroux scores one of her four goals in the first half.

Heather O'Reilly brings the ball through the middle of the field.

Heather O’Reilly brings the ball through the middle of the field.

Morgan Brian advances the ball.

Morgan Brian advances the ball.

Morgan Brian and Becky Sauerbrunn interact with Brian's University of Virginia teammates, who made the trek to DC for the game and saw Brian score her first international goal.

Morgan Brian and Becky Sauerbrunn interact with Brian’s University of Virginia teammates, who made the trek to DC for the game and saw Brian score her first international goal.

Abby Wambach signs autographs after the game.

Abby Wambach signs autographs after the game.

Erika Tymrak surveys the crowd after the game.

Erika Tymrak surveys the crowd after the game.

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All photos by Michelle Morrison for The Soccer Desk.