Mallory Pugh

17 Jun 19
The All-American Eagle

By Tommy Kane Published: June 16th, 2019 The United States Women’s National Team defeated Chile, 3-0, in the 2019 World Cup. The match, which took place in Paris, France on Father’s Day, Jun. 20, 2019, concluded with the U.S. punching their ticket to the knockout round. This is possible because of two wins, despite having […]

16 Jun 19
FOX40

PARIS (AP) — Carli Lloyd wasn’t thrilled to open the Women’s World Cup on the bench for the United States. She accepted the role, but made no secret she wanted to start. When the call came Sunday, Lloyd made it count with a pair of goals to lead the defending champions to a 3-0 victory […]

16 Jun 19
WANE
PARIS (AP) — Carli Lloyd wasn’t thrilled to open the Women’s World Cup on the bench for the United States. She accepted the role, but made no secret she wanted to start. When the call came Sunday, Lloyd made it count with a pair of goals to lead the defending champions to a 3-0 victory over Chile. The win pushed the United States into the round of 16. Lloyd was the hero of the World Cup in Canada four years ago when she scored three goals in the final against Japan that gave the Americans their third World Cup title. But she was on the bench when the U.S. opened the tournament, even though she scored later as a substitute in the 13-0 victory over Thailand. “I know that my ability is there, I know this is my best version of me. I’ve just got to go out there and prove it,” she said. “Whether that’s coming off the bench and making an impact, whether that’s starting and getting the opportunity, which I’m grateful for, I’m just trying to make the most of it. I want to win.” Lloyd became the first player to score in six straight World Cup matches with her goal in the 11th minute. She added another on a header off a corner in the 35th for her 10th career World Cup goal, which moved her into third on the U.S. list behind Abby Wambach (14) and Michelle Akers (12). At 36, she became the oldest player to have a multi-goal game in the tournament. She nearly got another hat trick — which would have made her the first player with two in the World Cup — but her penalty kick in the 81st minute went wide left. “It’s haunting me right now,” Lloyd said. “Wasn’t good enough.” The score could have been worse for Chile without unshakable goalkeeper Christiane Endler, who finished with six saves and fended off a flurry of U.S. shots in the second half. Endler was named player of the match. “I love the balls coming towards me and being able to showcase my skills,” she said through a translator. “Obviously it’s difficult to maintain concentration. I think in the first half it was difficult for me to get into the game. I think the second half went better for me and in general for the team.” The victory over Chile was more subdued than the U.S. team’s record-breaking rout of Thailand. The Americans celebrated every goal even after the win was well in hand, and the display offended many who thought the champions should have shown more class. The controversy clouded the run-up to the match against Chile. Several of the American players reached out to their Thai counterparts following the match. Lloyd exchanged encouraging words and tweets with goalkeeper Sukanya Chor Charoenying, and FIFA posted an interview with Thailand’s coach thanking the U.S. players for being professional and playing well. After such a rout, Jill Ellis made sweeping changes to the starting lineup against Chile, including a new front line with Lloyd, Christen Press and Mallory Pugh. Alex Morgan was moved to the bench along with Megan Rapinoe and Tobin Heath. Becky Sauerbrunn, who sat out the match against Thailand because of a minor quad injury, returned and anchored a backline that included 20-year-old Tierna Davidson, who was making her World Cup debut. Davidson is the youngest player to start for the United States in a World Cup since Tiffany Roberts against Norway in 1995. Chile made just one lineup change, starting midfielder Claudia Soto in place of Yanara Aedo. Chile lost its opener to Sweden 2-0, but Endler was solid in that game, too, keeping the Swedes out of the goal until 83rd minute. The second goal got past the 6-footer in stoppage time. Julie Ertz scored in the 26th minute with a header off a corner kick from Davidson that Endler got her hands on but couldn’t stop. It was Ertz’s first World Cup goal and came with her husband Zach Ertz, a tight end for the Philadelphia Eagles, looking on. Endler denied Lloyd another chance at the hat trick when she tipped the U.S. captain’s shot over the net in the 72nd minute. Sweden also advanced out of Group F with a victory 5-1 victory over Thailand earlier Sunday in Nice. Japan, playing in Group D with England, also went through to the knockout stage because both the United States and Sweden won. Former Vice President Joe Biden was among the U.S. team’s well-wishers before the sold-out game at Parc des Princes stadium. Biden, who is seeking the Democratic nomination for president in 2020, referenced the team’s lawsuit against U.S. Soccer alleging gender discrimination and seeking equitable pay. “As we cheer them on in the World Cup, we must support their fight off the field for equal pay. In 2019, it’s past time we close the pay gap and ensure women get paid as much as men,” Biden tweeted. U.S. soccer maintains the two teams have different pay structures because of separate collective bargaining agreements. But for now, the players are concentrating on France and bringing home a fourth World Cup championship. The United States plays Sweden on Thursday to wrap up the group stage. It is the first meeting between the two teams since Sweden ousted the Americans from the quarterfinals at the 2016 Olympics. Chile wraps up the group with a match against Thailand on Thursday. Copyright 2019 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
16 Jun 19
Fox17

PARIS (AP) — Carli Lloyd wasn’t thrilled to open the Women’s World Cup on the bench for the United States. She accepted the role, but made no secret she wanted to start. When the call came Sunday, Lloyd made it count with a pair of goals to lead the defending champions to a 3-0 victory […]

16 Jun 19
The Denver Post
Jordan Angeli, a 2004 graduate of Green Mountain High School and a former professional soccer player, is sharing her insights from the women’s World Cup in France in collaboration with Denver Post writer John Meyer. Angeli is covering the fan experience at the World Cup on social media for U.S. Soccer. Fans can follow her on Twitter and Instagram at @jordangeli. PARIS — Sunday’s match with Chile brought eight changes to the U.S. lineup, one of those including Julie Ertz playing in the midfield instead of center back. These changes show the depth the team has been talking about for so many months, that they have players on the bench who can contribute and they did just that. A couple of those players didn’t play a minute in the first game, like Ali Krieger played 90 minutes, Morgan Brian played 90 minutes. For me, it was a good move by coach Jill Ellis to put those players in, give them the minutes, give some other players a little bit of rest and switch it up. Jordan Angeli is covering the Women’s World Cup in France for U.S. Soccer and will share her insights in the Denver Post. Photo provided by Jordan Angeli In the World Cup, you can’t show the same thing over and over again — this is all part of the overall strategy for many teams in tournaments. Choosing what you show and when you show it. If you’re continuing to play the same hand of cards, you become predictable for opponents. I think they did a really good job of mixing it up, and I felt like the players who came in did a great job. At a press conference last week, Carli Lloyd got questioned about wanting to be a starter on the team. She said of course I want to be a starter and alluded to not everything about starting is in her hands. She gets chosen to start Sunday night and she goes in and she scores two goals. That’s Carli Lloyd, that’s what you get with her. Yeah, her role could be different from past World Cups, coming off the bench may be a little bit more than she had in previous years, but she starts this game and she scores twice. Good for her, she’s a great player and she shows up in big moments. Mallory Pugh from Highlands Ranch got her first start, and Lindsey Horan from Golden got her second start. I loved seeing these two get to play together from the get-go. I thought Mallory had a few opportunities where she sized up the defender and went one v. one. She had one cross in the first half, I think Lindsey who was inches away from getting in front of the defender to get a foot on it. The defender defended it nicely, but that combination would have resulted in mayhem in the stadium (and within my heart) because people were ready to cheer. Now the stage is set for USA-Sweden on Thursday, and winning the group is the goal for both teams. Neither one of these teams comes into the World Cup thinking “We want to get second in our group.” It is about finding momentum at the right time and building that up into the knockout stage. It’s going to be a good match. Sweden has the ability to possess the ball with patience and break down defenses differently than we’ve seen from USA opponents in these first two games. They come into this game having won both of their games as well. [related_articles location=”right” show_article_date=”false” article_type=”automatic-primary-tag”] When I talk to people I have seen around Reims and now Paris, they’re say, “Yeah we’re coming tonight, but we’re going to the Sweden game.” Everybody keeps saying, “the Sweden game.” That’s the vibe around the U.S. fans, they understand what that next game is going to bring, the challenges, but challenges in a good way. Then you can start to really see how this U.S. team plays. I don’t think we’ve been able to see that much because they’ve had so much of the possession against Thailand and Chile. I think both teams are going to appreciate it being the last of their group games because the things you learn in those types of games are the things you have to bring with you into the knockout round, the ability to win when the pressure is on. Yes, pressure is relative in this case, both teams are guaranteed to advance to the next stage, but the pressure is on in the sense of, “We’re playing a good team and we want to perform well against a good team.” What they learn in this next game is going to be crucial going forward.
16 Jun 19
Media Cancha

Estados Unidos femenil formaliza su pase a octavos tras vencer a Chile  La selección de Estados Unidos formalizó su boleto a los octavos de final de la Copa Mundial Femenil Francia 2019, luego de superar 3-0 a su similar de Chile, en actividad del Grupo F. La cancha del estadio Parque de los Príncipes, con […]

16 Jun 19
News Directory

The 13-0 scoreline was a true reflection of the game. It was a lump sum, and it was a night that the records fell as Thailand suffered the greatest victory in the history of the World Cup. As both teams walked out of the field for the initial game they played on the Women's World […]

16 Jun 19
The Denver Post
PARIS — Carli Lloyd wasn’t thrilled to open the Women’s World Cup on the bench for the United States. She accepted the role, but made no secret she wanted to start. When the call came Sunday, Lloyd made it count with a pair of goals to lead the defending champions to a 3-0 victory over Chile. The win pushed the United States into the round of 16. Lloyd was the hero of the World Cup in Canada four years ago when she scored three goals in the final against Japan that gave the Americans their third World Cup title. But she was on the bench when the U.S. opened the tournament, even though she scored later as a substitute in the 13-0 victory over Thailand. “I know that my ability is there, I know this is my best version of me. I’ve just got to go out there and prove it,” she said. “Whether that’s coming off the bench and making an impact, whether that’s starting and getting the opportunity, which I’m grateful for, I’m just trying to make the most of it. I want to win.” Lloyd became the first player to score in six straight World Cup matches with her goal in the 11th minute. She added another on a header off a corner in the 35th for her 10th career World Cup goal, which moved her into third on the all-time U.S. list behind Abby Wambach (14) and Michelle Akers (12). She became the oldest player to have a multi-goal game in the tournament. She nearly got another hat trick — which would have made her the first player with two in the World Cup — but her penalty kick in the 81st minute went wide left. “It’s haunting me right now,” Lloyd said. “Wasn’t good enough.” The score could have been worse for Chile without unshakable goalkeeper Christiane Endler, who finished with six saves and fended off a flurry of U.S. shots in the second half. Endler was named player of the match. “I love the balls coming towards me and being able to showcase my skills,” she said through a translator. “Obviously it’s difficult to maintain concentration. I think in the first half it was difficult for me to get into the game. I think the second half went better for me and in general for the team.” [related_articles location=”right” show_article_date=”false” article_type=”automatic-primary-tag”] The victory over Chile was more subdued than the U.S. team’s record-breaking rout of Thailand. The Americans celebrated every goal even after the win was well in hand, and the display offended many who thought the champions should have shown more class. The controversy clouded the run-up to the match against Chile. Several of the American players reached out to their Thai counterparts following the match. Lloyd exchanged encouraging words and tweets with goalkeeper Sukanya Chor Charoenying, and FIFA posted an interview with Thailand’s coach thanking the U.S. players for being professional and playing well. After such a rout, Jill Ellis made sweeping changes to the starting lineup against Chile, including a new front line with Lloyd, Christen Press and Mallory Pugh. Alex Morgan was moved to the bench along with Megan Rapinoe and Tobin Heath. Becky Sauerbrunn, who sat out the match against Thailand because of a minor quad injury, returned and anchored a backline that included 20-year-old Tierna Davidson, who was making her World Cup debut. Davidson is the youngest player to start for the United States in a World Cup since Tiffany Roberts against Norway in 1995. Chile made just one lineup change, starting midfielder Claudia Soto in place of Yanara Aedo. Chile lost its opener to Sweden 2-0, but Endler was solid in that game, too, keeping the Swedes out of the goal until 83rd minute. The second goal got past the 6-footer in stoppage time. Julie Ertz scored in the 26th minute with a header off a corner kick from Davidson that Endler got her hands on but couldn’t stop. It was Ertz’s first World Cup goal and came with her husband Zach Ertz, a tight end for the Philadelphia Eagles, looking on. Endler denied Lloyd another chance at the hat trick when she tipped the U.S. captain’s shot over the net in the 72nd minute. Sweden also advanced out of Group F with a victory 5-1 victory over Thailand earlier Sunday in Nice. Japan, playing in Group D with England, also went through to the knockout stage because both the United States and Sweden won. Former Vice President Joe Biden was among the U.S. team’s well-wishers before the sold-out game at Parc des Princes stadium. Biden, who is seeking the Democratic nomination for president in 2020, referenced the team’s lawsuit against U.S. Soccer alleging gender discrimination and seeking equitable pay. “As we cheer them on in the World Cup, we must support their fight off the field for equal pay. In 2019, it’s past time we close the pay gap and ensure women get paid as much as men,” Biden tweeted. U.S. soccer maintains the two teams have different pay structures because of separate collective bargaining agreements. But for now, the players are concentrating on France and bringing home a fourth World Cup championship. The United States plays Sweden on Thursday to wrap up the group stage. It is the first meeting between the two teams since Sweden ousted the Americans from the quarterfinals at the 2016 Olympics. Chile wraps up the group with a match against Thailand on Thursday.
16 Jun 19
Nachrichten Welt

Carli Lloyd sendet eine Botschaft, indem er mit einem Display feiert, das eher zu einem Golfplatz als zu einem Fußballstadion passt. (Thibault Camus / Associated Press) Cindy Boren Reporter für Sport mit Schwerpunkt auf Politik und nationalen Geschichten 16. Juni um 15:55 Uhr Carli Lloyd startete das Spiel am Sonntag im US-Chile-Weltcup mit einem absoluten […]

16 Jun 19
CBS Denver

The U.S. Women’s National Team shut out Chile 3-0 in Sunday’s match during the FIFA Women’s World Cup.

16 Jun 19
WGN-TV

PARIS — Carli Lloyd wasn’t thrilled to open the Women’s World Cup on the bench for the United States. She accepted the role, but made no secret she wanted to start. When the call came Sunday, Lloyd made it count with a pair of goals to lead the defending champions to a 3-0 victory over […]

16 Jun 19
Action Sports and News

The US Women’s National Team brought home a 3-0 game against Chile this Sunday, with goals from Julie Ertz and Carlie Lloyd. The win secures the US at the top of their group and guarantees them a place in the Round of 16. The team showcased the depth of their bench, starting with an almost […]

16 Jun 19
Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7News

PARIS (AP) — Carli Lloyd wasn’t thrilled to open the Women’s World Cup on the bench for the United States. She accepted the role, but made no secret she wanted to start. When the call came Sunday, Lloyd made it count with a pair of goals to lead the defending champions to a 3-0 victory […]

16 Jun 19
LILLIE ROSS

Nancy Armour, USA TODAY Published 11:45 a.m. ET June 16, 2019 CLOSE SportsPulse: How do you follow the most dominant performance in World Cup history? You crush Chile, of course. USA TODAYPARIS — Carli Lloyd is getting her wish.The veteran American, who has been coming off the bench of late, is starting Sunday’s Group F game…

16 Jun 19
Newsy Today

PARIS – Opposing and influencing a second direct fight, the US national women's team went on to the second round of the World Cup with a 3-0 win against Chile on Sunday. Carli Lloyd scored twice and Julie Ertz once went to the Americans, who were successful in their second win and managed to reach […]