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USMNT takes down Morocco in Cincinnati

June 2, 2022 01:07 PM

Last night, The United States faced Morocco in a friendly at TQL Stadium in Cincinnati, Ohio. The 3-0 win was kicked off with a goal in the 26th minute by former Union player, Brenden Aaronson.

After a long ball over the top of Morocco's defense, Eastern Pennsylvania Youth Soccer alum, Christian Pulisic, perfectly settles the ball with the side of his foot and laid it off to Aaronson for a one-touch goal. This opening goal from New Jersey native, Aaronson, marks his sixth career international goal. Aaronson recently signed with Leeds United.

The midfielder's addition to the Premier League is reported to be for a fee of $29.5 million. SI Soccer on Twitter: "Never a doubt tonight. Goals from Brenden Aaronson (26'), Tim Weah (32') and Haji Wright (64', PK) give the #USMNT a 3-0 win over Morocco. Five games to Brenden Aaronson running towards the crowd as he celebrates his goal. The team's strong start didn’t stop there, Timothy Weah’s powerful shot outside the penalty area in the 32nd minute led the U.S. to a 2-0 lead at halftime.

After Pulisic was fouled in the box, substitute Haji Wright buried the PK 64 minutes in and secured the win in his USMNT debut. Pulisic dribbling past Moroccan players in Wednesday's friendly.

The next match for the U.S. will be at Children’s Mercy Park in Kansas City, Kansas. They’ll go head to head against Uruguay on Sunday, June 5. Kickoff is at 5 PM EST, with live broadcasting from FOX and Univision.