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U.S. Draws with China in Opening Match

Carli Lloyd scores lone U.S. goal in 1-1 draw.

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The U.S. Women's National Team kicked off the 2014 International Tournament of Brasilia Wednesday by facing China in the first round of matches. The first and only goal by the United States came in the 23rd minute when a cross from Megan Rapinoe found Carli Lloyd who netted her 57th goal for the National Team. China found an equalizer in the 67th minute with their one and only shot on goal.

The next game for the U.S. is scheduled for is Sunday, December 14th (4:00PM EST) against Brazil.

Match Line-ups:
USA:

1-Hope Solo; 11-Ali Krieger, 3-Christie Rampone (capt.), 4-Becky Sauerbrunn, 25-Meghan Klingenberg (5-Kelley O'Hara, 46); 12-Lauren Holiday (14-Julie Johnston, 59), 10-Carli Lloyd; 15-Megan Rapinoe (20-Abby Wambach, 46); 23-Christen Press, 2-Sydney Leroux, 17-Tobin Heath (9-Heather O'Reilly, 46)

(Subs Not Used: 6-Whitney Engen, 7-Morgan Brian, 8-Amy Rodriguez, 13-Alex Morgan, 16-Lori Chalupny, 18-Alyssa Naeher, 19-Crystal Dunn, 22-Samantha Mewis)

CHN:
12-Wang Fei; 2-Liu Shanshan, 3-Wang Shanshan, 5-Wu Haiyan (capt.), 8-Li Dongna, 11-Zhao Rong (18-Han Peng, 44), 15-Wang Shuang (17-Gu Yasha, 73), 19-Tan Ruyin, 23-Ren Guixin, 24-Tang Jiali (14-Goa Qi, 71), 25-Zhang Rui (10-Li Ying, 87)

(Subs Not Used: 1-Zhang Yue, 4-Lu Jiayue, 6-Lyu Siqi, 9- Lou Jiahue, 16-Lei Jiahue.)