Morgan doubles sets US on course for semis with 3-0 win over Haiti

July 5 – US star forward Alex Morgan wasted no time getting her 2022 Concacaf W Championship goalscoring account going in Monterrey, with two goals in the USA’s 3-0 win over Haiti.  

Morgan, assisted by Mallory Pugh, flicked a back-heeled shot into the net for her first on 16 minutes. On 23 minutes she scored again with a header to make it 2-0 to the U.S. She could have had a first half hattrick, being denied in the 37th minute by the post.

Haiti could have pulled one back just before half time when Nerilia Mondesir was fouled in the area by Emily Fox. Roselord Borgella steppef up for penalty but missed, hitting the post.

Things went from bad to worse for Borgella saw the red card after making a foul to Kelley O’Hara. However, VAR review, ruled that it was a yellow card and not a sending off.

The US paraded their star quality with Megan Rapinoe joining the action in the 74th minute to earn her 190th cap.

In the 84 minute Margaret Purce scored the third goal US goal after Haiti failed to clear the ball.

The U.S will next face Jamaica, while Haiti will meet against Mexico.

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