5 more things you might not know about USA vs. Trinidad & Tobago

Carli Lloyd scores on a penalty kick to give the United States a 1-0 first-half lead agasint Trinidad & Tobago at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Dec 10, 2015. (Soobum Im/USA Today Sports)

Carli Lloyd scores on a penalty kick to give the United States a 1-0 first-half lead against Trinidad & Tobago at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Dec 10, 2015. (Soobum Im/USA Today Sports)

The U.S. women, wrapping up their 2015 Victory Tour, easily beat Trinidad & Tobago on Thursday (Dec. 10) at the Alamodome in San Antonio. The final score was 6-0.

Abby Wambach's final match, Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2015, Superdome, New Orleans, vs.China.

The Americans play the last two games of the Victory Tour against China tonight (Dec. 13) and Wednesday (Dec. 16).

Tonight’s match, at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Ariz., begins at 6 p.m. CT. It will be on ESPN2.

Wednesday’s match — Abby Wambach’s last — begins at 7 p.m. CT. It will be on Fox Sports 1.

Here are five oddities, curiosities or (possibly) interesting facts about the game against Trinidad  & Tobago and the two teams:

 

1.

With her hat trick, Christen Press has nine goals in 2015, second on the team to Carli Lloyd, who has 18.

Christen Press vs. Trinidad & Tobago, San Antonio, Dec 10, 2015. (Soobum Im/USA Today Sports)

Christen Press vs. Trinidad & Tobago. (Soobum Im/USA Today Sports)

 

2.

The Americans took 29 shots.Trinidad & Tobago got one.

 

3.

Team USA’s all-time record against T&T is 9-0-0. The United States has outscored the island nation 61-2.

 

4.

Nineteen players have scored for the United States this year. In alphabetical order, they are:

• Morgan Brian
• Lori Chalupny
• Crystal Dunn
• Whitney Engen
• Tobin Heath
• Lauren Holiday
• Lindsey Horan
• Julie Johnston
• Meghan Klingenberg
• Sydney Leroux
• Carli Lloyd
• Stephanie McCaffrey
• Alex Morgan
• Kelley O’Hara
• Heather O’Reilly
• Christen Press
• Megan Rapinoe
• Amy Rodriguez
• Abby Wambach

 

5.

In her career, Abby Wambach has scored 12 goals in games in Texas, second only to her 16 in California.

Abby Wambach vs. Trinidad & Tobago, San Antonio, Dec 10, 2015. (Soobum Im/USA Today Sports)

Abby Wambach vs. Trinidad & Tobago, San Antonio, Dec 10, 2015. (Soobum Im/USA Today Sports)

 

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