Adios, Andrade: Still another 5 things you might not know about USA vs. Colombia

On Monday (June 22), the United States beat Colombia 2-0 in the round of 16. The Americans next play China in a quarterfinal on Friday (June 26). The game, at 7 p.m. CT, is on Fox.

Here are five oddities, curiosities or (possibly) interesting facts about the Colombia match and its participants:

 

1.

The U.S. women have advanced at least to the quarterfinals of every World Cup.

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2.

The U.S. record against Colombia is 3-0-0. The two teams previously met in the 2011 World Cup and the 2012 Olympics.

In those three games, Colombia didn’t have a goal.

Carli Lloyd, on the other hand, scored in each one.

Carli Lloyd gives the United States a 2-9 lead over Colombia with this second-half penalty kick, June 22, 2015. (Todd Korol /Getty Images)

Carli Lloyd’s successful penalty kick against Colombia, June 22, 2015. (Todd Korol /Getty Images)

3.

Seventeen of the 20 field players on the U.S. roster have seen action so far. The three who have not:

  • Whitney Engen
  • Kelley O’Hara
  • Heather O’Reilly

 

4.

Alex Morgan’s goal was her first since March 6, when Team USA beat Switzerland 3-0 in the Algarve Cup.

Alex Morgan's goal against Colombia, June 22, 2015. (Todd Korol, Getty Images)

Alex Morgan’s goal against Colombia, June 22, 2015. (Todd Korol, Getty Images)

 

5.

Carli Lloyd earned her 199th cap and will probably get No. 200 on Friday (June 26). If so, she will become the 10th U.S. player to reach that milestone, and the fourth on the current roster, alongside Christie Rampone, Abby Wambach and Heather O’Reilly.

 

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