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In Pictures: United States 6-0 Costa Rica

PSP photographer Paul Rudderow was on hand Sunday night as the US Women’s National team defeated Costa Rica 6-0 to win the CONCACAF Women’s Championship. Here’s a look at what he saw.

USF001Carli Lloyd with a strong boot up field

USF002Lauren Holiday settles the ball

USF003Meghan Klingenberg keeps the ball going forward

USF004Abby Wambach with her first of many goals of the night

USF005Morgan Brian darts up the wing

USF006Brian cuts back to make space

USF007Chistie Rampone keeping the backline clear

USF008Christen Press weaved her way up field

USF009Becky Sauerbrunn volleys one into the eighteen

USF010Ali Krieger follows the ball and moves it forward

USF011Lloyd heads one in for goal number two

USF012Wambach passes under pressure from Shirley Cruz

USF013Megan Rapinoe works past Diana Saenz

USF014Rampone looking for an opening

USF015Wambach with yet another header for a goal

USF016Klingenberg presses forward for a shot

USF017Rapinoe and Saenz collide

USF018Press finds some open ground

USF019Krieger gets the cross away before Lixy Rodriguez arrives

USF020Wambach battles for possession with Raquel Rodriguez Cedeno

USF021Heather O’Reilly cuts back to find a way past Rodriguez

USF022Sauerbrunn races up the midfield

USF023Wambach chips her fourth goal of the game over the keeper

USF024Sydney Leroux with the final goal of the game

USF025Holiday collects the ball in traffic

USF026Tobin Heath works up the left side

USF027Heath sprints past Cruz

USF028Leroux fights to get a shot off

USF029Krieger continues to apply pressure from the back

USF030O’Reilly gets a late shot

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

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