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Wambach has 4 goals in 6-0 US win over Costa Rica

Mexico forward Veronica Charlyn Corral (9) attempts to move the ball past Trinidad and Tobago defender Arin King (5) in overtime during a CONCACAF consolation soccer match in Chester, Pa., Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014. Mexico defeated Trinidad and Tobago 4-2 in overtime. (AP Photo/Rich Schultz)

CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Abby Wambach scored four goals and the World Cup-bound United States defeated Costa Rica 6-0 Sunday night for the team’s fifth CONCACAF Women’s Championship title.

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Mexico women beat Trinidad & Tobago 4-2

Mexico midfielder Sandra Stephany Mayor, right, runs toward teammate midfielder Karla Nieto (16) after scoring a goal against Trinidad and Tobago in the first half during a CONCACAF consolation soccer match in Chester, Pa., Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014. (AP Photo/Rich Schultz)

CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Veronica Charlyn Corral scored twice in overtime to send Mexico to next year’s World Cup with a 4-2 victory over Trinidad and Tobago in the third-place match of the CONCACAF Women’s Championship on Sunday.

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Lloyd leads US women past Mexico 3-0

United States midfielder Megan Rapinoe (15) heads the ball in the first half against Mexico during a CONCACAF semifinal soccer match in Philadelphia, Pa., Friday, Oct. 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Rich Schultz)

CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — After the United States’ path to the World Cup hit a snag four years ago, Carli Lloyd was happy to help send the team through smoothly this time.

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Costa Rica downs Trinidad & Tobago on PKs

Trinidad and Tobago defender Lauren Hutchinson (20) reacts after her tying goal against Costa Rica in the second half during a CONCACAF semifinal soccer match in Philadelphia, Pa., Friday, Oct. 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Rich Schultz)

CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Costa Rica earned the team’s first trip to the World Cup and a spot in the CONCACAF Women’s Championship match by defeating Trinidad and Tobago on penalty kicks after a 1-1 semifinal draw on Friday night.

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