USWNT vs. Korea Republic: 5 Things We Learned

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USWNT vs. Korea Republic: 5 Things We Learned
Jim O'Connor-USA TODAY Sports

Abby Wambach set the record for most-ever international goals as the United States women’s national team smoked Korea Republic 5-0 in a sizzling performance at Red Bull Arena.

The match was all about Wambach, whose four first-half goals left her alone atop the record books with 160, as she passed former USWNT striker Mia Hamm's previous record of 158.

All her goals were vintage Wambach, with each tally coming well inside the 18-yard-box. Two came employing her head, perhaps the most dangerous scoring weapon in the history of women’s international soccer. 

The Yanks were in a class—nay, another atmosphere—above the Korea Republic, who only mustered one shot on the evening.

Here are five things we learned from a historic evening in Harrison, N.J.

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