The U.S. Women’s National Team wasn’t really lacking confidence heading into Friday night’s clash with Costa Rica, but the squad’s utter dominance certainly didn’t hurt things as Jill Ellis’ group gets ready to head to Brazil for next month’s Olympic Games. The USWNT captured a 4-0 win against Costa Rica in the side’s final send-off match before the Olympics, extending the no. 1 ranked team in the world’s unbeaten streak to 15 matches. It only took a quarter of an hour the USWNT to find the lead, but it always looked like it was coming for Jill Ellis’ group. Meghan Klingenburg made a great run deep into the Costa Rica area, and played a perfect square pass across the face of goal for Crystal
It’s been a while since Lazio won its last Serie A title, back in the 1999-00 season. Because Lazio is on the verge of clinching a third Italian championship – its second one coming in the 1973-74 season. Back then, more than 100 years ago, central and southern Italian champion Lazio was to play a winner-take-all game for the national title against northern champions Genoa.