VANCOUVER, B.C.—Before the CONCACAF women's soccer Olympic qualifying tournament even began, the U.S. team was considered a heavy favorite to pick up one of the two London 2012 berths at stake, but there were a few obstacles in their path. The Americans have obliterated everything in their way thus far, though, putting up 14-0, 13-0 and 4-0 wins over the Dominican Republic, Guatemala and Mexico respectively, finishing at the top of their group and surviving the loss of starting right back Ali Krieger to injury. Now, only one final roadblock remains: Costa Rica, who the U.S. will meet Friday night (8 p.m. Eastern, CONCACAF.com). The winner clinches a trip to London this summer, while the loser's Olympic dreams end here.Read More »from For the U.S., Costa Rica is the final roadblock en route to qualification for the London Olympics
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