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Home >Soccer America Daily > Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012
[USA-NEW ZEALAND REPORT CARD] For the second straight game, the U.S. women had to nurse a one-goal lead for a long period, though this time they did manage a second goal late to come away with a 2-0 Olympic quarterfinal triumph over New Zealand. Soccer America's Ridge Mahoney grades the ... Read the whole story
[USA-NEW ZEALAND] The USA moved into the semifinals of the Olympic women's soccer competition after a tougher-than-expected win over New Zealand that featured a violent collision between U.S. star Alex Morgan and New Zealand goalkeeper Jenny Bindon. Morgan later left the game won by the Americans, 2-0, with what was ... Read the whole story
[OLYMPIC SPOTLIGHT] Two moments of Canadian brilliance were enough to eliminate host Great Britain, 2-0, on Friday and set up a date with the USA in the semifinals of the Olympic women's soccer competition on Monday at Manchester's Old Trafford. Read the whole story
[SCOREBOARD] World champion Japan moved into the semifinals of the Olympic women's soccer competition with a 2-0 win over a very disappointing Brazil team. Yuki Ogimi scored the first goal on a breakaway and then set up Shinobu Ohno for another breakaway to give Japan the win. It will meet ... Read the whole story
[DATEBOOK] Honduras, which eliminated pre-tournament favorite Spain with a 1-0 win in the group stage, will produce an even bigger upset in men's soccer if it knocks off Brazil in Saturday's quarterfinals. In other quarterfinal action, Mexico will look to advance to the final four for the first time since ... Read the whole story
[WEEK 22] The Houston Dynamo took over first place in the Eastern Conference with a commanding performance in a 2-0 win over the New York Red Bulls that extended its winning streak to five games. For all the weekend action ... Read the whole story


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"What I used to say is that every team in the world goes to the Spanish league, they finish third. Man City goes there, Manchester United goes there, Chelsea goes there. Who else? They finish third because the two best teams in the world are in the same league, so of course to the others, it's a big difference." -- Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho, saying his team and archrival, Barcelona, are by some margin the best teams in the world. (AFP) ...More


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