Rio Olympics 2016 Soccer Schedule, Live Streams, News & Updates: USA Women's Soccer Beats New Zealand 2-0


On Wednesday, Carli Lloyd and Alex Morgan scored a goal in each half as the U.S. women's soccer team win a victory over New Zealand 2-0 at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.

U.S. women's soccer team debut game at the 2016 Summer Olympics earned a solid start in its effort to win a fourth straight Olympic gold medal.

In the Mineirao Stadium in Belo Horizonte, the two-time Olympic gold medalist Lloyd put the United States team ahead with a header in the ninth minute. While Morgan (FIFA Women's World Cup champion) added to the lead with a low shot from inside the area less than a minute into the second half, according to NBC Olympics.

The American professional soccer player Tobin Heath, stated that it was the best they could have started the Olympic Games Rio 2016. Tobin, who made the cross that led the goal of Lloyd, also said that they came out with a lot of energy and a lot of determination. Heath added that they put their best foot forward and got that goal and she thinks that helped propel them throughout the game.

However, at the start of the second half of the game, United States goalkeeper Hope Solo was booed by local supporters at Estadio Mineirao in Belo Horizonte and fans loudly chanting "Zika" every time Solo cleared the ball from her penalty area, USA Today reported.

TV listings for all games can be witnessed at Live Soccer TV. All games at the 2016 Summer Olympics can be streamed online in the United States at NBC Sports Live Extra, according to SB Nation.

For soccer game schedules with all times on ET:

Sunday, August 7

Mexico vs Fiji @ 12 p.m.

Portugal vs Honduras @ 2 p.m.

Germany vs South Korea -@ 3 p.m.

Argentina vs Algeria @ 5 p.m.

Nigeria vs Sweden @ 6 p.m.

Denmark vs South Africa @ 6 p.m.

Colombia vs Japan @ 9 p.m.

Brazil vs Iraq @ 9 p.m.

Wednesday, August 10

Portugal vs Algeria @ 12 p.m.

Argentina vs Honduras @ 12 p.m.

Germany vs Fiji @ 3 p.m.

Mexico vs South Korea @ 3 p.m.

Japan vs Sweden @ 6 p.m.

Colombia vs Nigeria @ 6 p.m.

Brazil vs Denmark @ 9 p.m.

South Africa vs Iraq @ 9 p.m.

Saturday, August 13

Quarterfinal 1 to 12 p.m.

Quarterfinal 2 to 3 p.m.

Quarterfinal 3 to 6 p.m.

Quarterfinal 4 to 9 p.m.

Wednesday, August 17

Semifinal 1 to 12 p.m.

Semifinal 2 to 3 p.m.

Saturday, August 20

Bronze medal match @ 12 p.m.

Gold medal match @ 4:30 p.m.

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