Alex Morgan scored 12 seconds into the game and in the 62nd minute, and the U.S. women's team opened CONCACAF qualifying for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics with a 5-0 victory over Costa Rica on Wednesday night.
Morgan's goal was the fastest in CONCACAF Olympic-qualifying history, and the team said it is believed to be the fastest in U.S. history.
It was the first competitive game for the U.S. since winning the World Cup. The U.S. has won three consecutive Olympic titles and four of the five.
Carli Lloyd and Crystal Dunn also scored first-half goals, and substitute Christen Press scored in the 83rd minute.
In the other Group A opener at Toyota Stadium, Maribel...