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Wambach hits 150-goal career mark
December 13th, 2012 12:09AM

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[USA-CHINA] Abby Wambach scored the 149th and 150th goals of her career to lead the USA to a 4-0 victory over China in front of 15,643 fans at Houston's BBVA Compass Stadium in the ninth match of the 2012 Fan Tribute Tour.

Midfielder Carli Lloyd added her 43rd career goal during her 150th career international appearance, and Amy Rodriguez contributed a late goal as the USA improved to 7-0-2 on the Fan Tribute Tour.

U.S. captain Christie Rampone earned her 275th career cap to tie for second all-time with Mia Hamm behind only Kristine Lilly (352 caps).

The USA, which improved to 27-1-3 in 2012 and extended its unbeaten streak to 22 games, will conclude the Fan Tribute Tour on Saturday when it hosts China at FAU Stadium in Boca Raton, Fla. (TV: NBC Sports Network, Univision Deportes Network, 7 p.m. ET).

Dec. 12 in Houston
USA 4 China 0. Goals: Wambach 20, 63, Lloyd 62, Rodriguez 85.
USA -- Solo (Barnhart, 46); Mitts (Buehler, 46), Rampone, Sauerbrunn, LePeilbet; O’Reilly, Lloyd, Cheney (Boxx, 46), Heath (Rapinoe, 46); Morgan (Rodriguez, 75), Wambach (Leroux, 69)
China -- Wang Fei; Li Jiayue, Wang Dongni, Huang Yini, Wu; Bi (Wang Chen, 52), Han (Wang Lingling, 62; Zhang Xin, 78), Pu, Wang Lisi (Ren, 49), Zhang Rui (Liu, 68), Li Ying (Ma, 57).
Att.: 15,643.



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