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The world game was on show in Masterton with boots, balls and bodies flying, as cheers, groans and whistle blasts filled the air around Queen Elizabeth Park.
Meikayla Moore's experience shows the gap between the Football Ferns and the United States better than anything.
Home supporters were treated to a feast of attacking football as hosts Newcastle Jets scored a late winner at Jack McLaughlan Oval in Edgeworth on Saturday.
All Whites captain Winston Reid has spoken for the first time about the challenge of their daunting World Cup qualifiers in November.
Chris Wood sets up a goal against Liverpool at Anfield while Winston Reid saves West Ham in dour draw
Chris Wood continued his bright start English Premier League return by setting up a goal against Liverpool at Anfield while All Whites teammate Winston Reid led West Ham United to a scoreless draw with West Bromwich Albion.
The Football Ferns' were outscored but not outclassed in their 3-1 loss to the United States in Denver on Saturday (NZ time).
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