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Player ratings: USWNT v. Netherlands

The USWNT beat the Netherlands 2-0 in the Women’s World Cup final on Sunday in Lyon, as Jill Ellis become the first coach in history to win back-to-back World Cups.

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There were plenty of dominant performances from the U.S. women’s national team, but a few stood out above the rest as a star was born and veterans stood tall.

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Below is a look at the player ratings for the USWNT from the final.

Alyssa Naeher: 7 - Solid enough. Came off her line well in the first half. Didn’t have much to do.

Kelley O’Hara: 6 - Reliable at right back but a nasty head collision saw her taken off at half time.

Abby Dahlkemper: 6 - Still a little shaky and was caught out and booked in the first half. Got better throughout the tournament.

Becky Sauerbrunn: 7 - Took a nasty knock to the head but held the US defense together.

Crystal Dunn: 8 - Another brilliant display at left back and could have scored late on.

Julie Ertz: 8 - The glue that holds this USWNT team together. Superb defensive leader. Great tournament. Almost scored in first half.

Rose Lavelle: 9 - Her fine solo goal capped off a fine display and tournament. The newest USWNT star.

Sam Mewis: 7 - Went close with a header in the first half and proved she deserved to start over Horan.

Tobin Heath: 7 - Never stopped running and caused so many problems for the defense.

Alex Morgan: 6 - Went down easily in the box in the first half. Battled hard and won the PK. Not her best tournament.

Megan Rapinoe: 6 - She scored the penalty kick, whipped in a good cross in the first half and was named the official woman of the match, but again, a pretty quiet game.

Ali Kireger : 6 - Very solid at right back after replacing the injured O’Hara at half time.
Christen Press: 6 - Late cameo saw her open up the Dutch defense on a few occasions.
Carli Lloyd: 6 - Some trademark surging runs after coming off the bench in what could be her last USWNT game.

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