Alex Morgan scored after just 44 seconds from the kick-off and midfielder Megan Rapinoe added a second goal seven minutes before halftime as the USA beat the Republic of Ireland 2 – 0 in the 7 match of the 2012 fan tribute tour.


USA 2 – 0 Republic of Ireland

Goals From:

Alex Morgan 1′ (USA)

Megan Rapinoe 38′ (USA)



1-Hope Solo (21-Jill Loyden, 22; 18-Nicole Barnhart, 46); 2-Heather Mitts (3-Christie Rampone, 46), 16-Rachel Buehler, 4-Becky Sauerbrunn, 6-Amy LePeilbet; 15-Megan Rapinoe (8-Amy Rodriguez, 59), 7-Shannon Boxx, 10-Carli Lloyd, 12-Lauren Cheney; 13-Alex Morgan (11-Sydney Leroux, 59), 14-Abby Wambach (capt.) 
Subs Not Used: 5-Kelley O’Hara
Head coach: Jill Ellis


Republic of Ireland:

1-Emma Byrne; 7-Mary Therese McDonnell, 3-Megan Campbell, 4-Louise Quinn, 14-Shannon McDonnell; 11-Aine O’Gorman, 6-Niamh Fahey, 18-Ciara Grant (2-Sophie Perry, 46), 10-Julie Ann Russell (15-Ruesha Littlejohn, 58), 13-Diane Caldwell; 12-Denise O’Sullivan (17-Shannon Smyth, 46)
Subs Not Used: 5-Yvonne Tracey, 8-Meabh De Burca, 16-Eve Gbadana
Head coach: Sue Ronan


Attendance: 11,570

Match Highlights:



  1. Ken Suzuki 8 years ago

    Great shot by Percival. Fukumoto saves. CK for NZL.

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