Alex Morgan scores a hat-trick as the United States trounce Ireland 5-0

United States 5 – Ireland 0 (Women’s International Friendly, November 28, 2012) Alex Morgan struck first in the 24th minute., Morgan scored again in the 34th minute, when she had a clear path from just outside of the box in front of goalkeeper Emma Byrne. Morgan’s third, which was unassisted, came in the 44th minute. Sydney Leroux added two goals in the second half to wrap up the one-sided win.