U.S. women win at Reliant


HOUSTON (AP) -- Abby Wambach became the fourth player in U.S. women's national team history to score five goals in a game, leading the Americans to a 5-0 victory over Ireland at Reliant Stadium on Saturday night in the seventh game of the "Fan Celebration Tour."

Brandi Chastain, Michelle Akers and Tiffany Milbrett also have had five-goal games for the Americans.

Wambach opened the scoring in the 47th minute off a long pass from Mia Hamm and added goals in the 75th and 78th minutes, also off feeds from Hamm. Wambach scored an unassisted goal in the 82nd minute, and teamed with Hamm to complete the scoring in the 90th minute.

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