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In Pictures: United States 3-0 Mexico

PSP photographer Paul Rudderow was on hand Friday night as US Woman’s National team qualified for the 2015 World Cup by defeating Mexico 3-0. Here’s a look at what he saw.

US001aCarli Lloyd started off the scoring with a header past goalie Pamela Tajonar

US002aMeghan Klingenberg clears one out of the back

US003aAli Krieger sprints up the sideline

US004aWhitney Engen moves up through the middle

US005aLloyd defends against Liliana Mercado

US006aSydney Leroux looks to make a cross

US007aMegan Rapinoe working to find space

US008aChristen Press take a shot on goal

US009aHope Solo had a quiet night, only having to make one save

US010aTobin Heath works down the wing

US011aPress get another shot off but finds the side of the net

US012aEngen looking for an outlet

US013aLloyd sinks a penalty kick for her second goal of the night

US014aLauren Holiday sends a long pass from midfield

US015aPress takes on the Mexican defense

US016aRapinoe surveys for an opening

US017aLeroux works past Blanca Sierra

US018aLloyd under pressure from Lydia Nayeli Rangel

US019aPress passes past a pair of defenders

US020aHoliday and Dinora Garza battle for possession

US021aLeroux takes the ball off Christina Murillo

US022aKlingenberg looks for a quick break up wing

US023aKrieger tracks down a loose ball

US024aHeath and Rapinoe work past Mercado

US025aChristie Rampone controls out of the back

US026aPress touches past Tajonar for the third goal of the game

US027aRampone collects another loose ball

US028aAbby Wambach entered the game and almost scores

US029aWambach crosses from the corner

US030aMorgan Brian settles in midfield

For more photos, check out Paul’s Flickr page and feel free to leave comments.

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