May 29, 2015


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Friendly rivalry

Canadian Women's Soccer Team group photo before the start of their friendly against Team USA at Investors Group Field May 8, 2014.
Young soccer fan Jadyn Friesen cheers on Team Canada at their friendly match against Team USA at Investors Group Field.
Young Manitoba provincial team soccer players start cheering for their favourite team on the steps of the stadium Thursday just before Canada takes on Team USA at the women's international soccer match at Investors Group Field.
Rachel Leiphon from Grand Forks patriotically holds up her American flags before start of the Canada v USA Women's international soccer match Thursday in Winnipeg.
Young soccer players from Yorkton, Sask. start cheering for their favourite team on the steps of the Investors Group Field stadium Thursday before the   Canada v USA women's soccer friendly.  From right, Sarah Nelson, Sara Becker, Maddi Stevenson and Hannah Adam.
Team Canada midfielder Desiree Scott warms up before the Canada vs USA soccer friendly in Winnipeg Thursday.
USA midfielder Carli Lloyd challenges Canada midfielder Diana Matheson during the first half at of the international friendly at Investors Group Field in Winnipeg.
Canada's Rebecca Quinn (#3) and USA's Sydney Leroux (#2) collide while scrambling for the ball during the first half of Thursday's game at Investors Group Field.
Canada's Rebecca Quinn (#3) and USA Abby Wambach, (#20) headbutt the ball during the first half  of the Canada vs USA women's international soccer match Thursday.
Canada midfielder Desiree Scott controls the ball during the Canada Women's soccer match against Team USA at Investors Group Field.
Canada forward Josée Bélanger, right, celebrates defender Kadeisha Buchanan's goal against USA goalie Hope Solo that put Canada up 1-0 in the first half.
Canada's defender Kadeisha Buchanan (#20) celebrates her goal with forward Jonelle Filigno (16) and her team as USA's midfielder Heather O'Reilly (9) looks on during first the friendly match in Winnipeg.
Canada midfielder Sophie Schmidt (13) joins other Canada teammates who piled on Kadeisha Buchanan after the defender's goal brought Canada ahead 1-0 in the first half.
Canada midfielder Desiree Scott (11), hugs defender Kadeisha Buchanan (20) after Buchanan's goal as USA goalie Hope Solo looks on.
Kadeisha Buchanan (#20), left, celebrates her goal with Canada teammates during the first half of Thursday's soccer game against Team USA.
Young Team Canada fans cheer during Canada women's soccer against Team USA at Investors Group Field.
Desiree Scott's family watches the Winnipeg midfielder play for Team Canada for the first time. From left, brother Nick Scott, sister Charlie, brother Christopher Hawkins and mom Charlene Gusberti.
Canada's Desiree Scott is all smiles as she leaves the field after Canada's 1-1 draw with Team USA at Investors Group Field.
Canada's Kadeisha Buchanan waves and smiles to the crowd as she leaves the field after scoring Canada's lone goal against the U.S. in the women's international soccer match at Investors Group Field Thursday evening. The teams tied 1-1.
Team Canada's Sophie Schmidt signs autographs after the 1-1 game against USA at Investors Group Field Thursday.
Canada forward Christine Sinclair point to fans in crowd with goalkeeper Karina LeBlanc at the end of their match against USA at Investors Group Field.
After the match fans show off their home made Team Canada signs with the faces of the players.
Canadian Women's Soccer Team group photo before the start of their friendly against Team USA at Investors Group Field May 8, 2014. - Ruth Bonneville / Winnipeg Free Press
Young soccer fan Jadyn Friesen cheers on Team Canada at their friendly match against Team USA at Investors Group Field. - Ruth Bonneville / Winnipeg Free Press
Young Manitoba provincial team soccer players start cheering for their favourite team on the steps of the stadium Thursday just before Canada takes on Team USA at the women's international soccer match at Investors Group Field. - Ruth Bonneville / Winnipeg Free Press
Rachel Leiphon from Grand Forks patriotically holds up her American flags before start of the Canada v USA Women's international soccer match Thursday in Winnipeg. - Ruth Bonneville / Winnipeg Free Press
Young soccer players from Yorkton, Sask. start cheering for their favourite team on the steps of the Investors Group Field stadium Thursday before the Canada v USA women's soccer friendly. From right, Sarah Nelson, Sara Becker, Maddi Stevenson and Hannah Adam. - Ruth Bonneville / Winnipeg Free Press
Team Canada midfielder Desiree Scott warms up before the Canada vs USA soccer friendly in Winnipeg Thursday. - Melissa Tait / Winnipeg Free Press
USA midfielder Carli Lloyd challenges Canada midfielder Diana Matheson during the first half at of the international friendly at Investors Group Field in Winnipeg. - Melissa Tait / Winnipeg Free Press
Canada's Rebecca Quinn (#3) and USA's Sydney Leroux (#2) collide while scrambling for the ball during the first half of Thursday's game at Investors Group Field. - Ruth Bonneville / Winnipeg Free Press
Canada's Rebecca Quinn (#3) and USA Abby Wambach, (#20) headbutt the ball during the first half of the Canada vs USA women's international soccer match Thursday. - Ruth Bonneville / Winnipeg Free Press
Canada midfielder Desiree Scott controls the ball during the Canada Women's soccer match against Team USA at Investors Group Field. - Melissa Tait / Winnipeg Free Press
Canada forward Josée Bélanger, right, celebrates defender Kadeisha Buchanan's goal against USA goalie Hope Solo that put Canada up 1-0 in the first half. - Melissa Tait / Winnipeg Free Press
Canada's defender Kadeisha Buchanan (#20) celebrates her goal with forward Jonelle Filigno (16) and her team as USA's midfielder Heather O'Reilly (9) looks on during first the friendly match in Winnipeg. - John Woods / The Canadian Press
Canada midfielder Sophie Schmidt (13) joins other Canada teammates who piled on Kadeisha Buchanan after the defender's goal brought Canada ahead 1-0 in the first half. - Melissa Tait / Winnipeg Free Press
Canada midfielder Desiree Scott (11), hugs defender Kadeisha Buchanan (20) after Buchanan's goal as USA goalie Hope Solo looks on. - Melissa Tait / Winnipeg Free Press
Kadeisha Buchanan (#20), left, celebrates her goal with Canada teammates during the first half of Thursday's soccer game against Team USA. - Ruth Bonneville / Winnipeg Free Press
Young Team Canada fans cheer during Canada women's soccer against Team USA at Investors Group Field. - Melissa Tait / Winnipeg Free Press
Desiree Scott's family watches the Winnipeg midfielder play for Team Canada for the first time. From left, brother Nick Scott, sister Charlie, brother Christopher Hawkins and mom Charlene Gusberti. - Melissa Tait / Winnipeg Free Press
Canada's Desiree Scott is all smiles as she leaves the field after Canada's 1-1 draw with Team USA at Investors Group Field. - Ruth Bonneville / Winnipeg Free Press
Canada's Kadeisha Buchanan waves and smiles to the crowd as she leaves the field after scoring Canada's lone goal against the U.S. in the women's international soccer match at Investors Group Field Thursday evening. The teams tied 1-1. - Ruth Bonneville / Winnipeg Free Press
Team Canada's Sophie Schmidt signs autographs after the 1-1 game against USA at Investors Group Field Thursday. - Ruth Bonneville / Winnipeg Free Press
Canada forward Christine Sinclair point to fans in crowd with goalkeeper Karina LeBlanc at the end of their match against USA at Investors Group Field. - Melissa Tait / Winnipeg Free Press
After the match fans show off their home made Team Canada signs with the faces of the players. - Melissa Tait / Winnipeg Free Press

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