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USWNT picks up first win of 2019 over Spain

China v United States

CLEVELAND, OH - JUNE 12: Christen Press #23 of the United States passes during the first half against China at FirstEnergy Stadium on June 12, 2018 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

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The U.S. Women’s National Team rebounded from a resounding defeat to France last weekend with a solid 1-0 win over Spain.

Forward Christen Press scored the lone goal in the match played in Alicante, Spain, bursting past her defender before finishing past Spain goalkeeper Sandra Panos.

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Press came off the bench in the match that again displayed the excellent depth USWNT coach Jill Ellis has to work with ahead of the 2019 World Cup in France this summer. Press, Mal Pugh and Sam Mewis were three regulars who came off the bench to boost the USWNT in the second half.

Up next, in about a month’s time, the USWNT hosts the She Believes Cup, facing Japan, England and Brazil in late February and early March.