Chiba, Japan, Apr 3 : Carli Lloyd, Shannon Boxx and Amy Rodriguez scored as the United States beat Brazil 3-0 in the three-team Kirin Cup on Tuesday.
Lloyd picked up a loose ball off a Christie Rampone free kick in the 18th minute and scored from close range. Boxx doubled the lead just five minutes later with a header off a free kick by Lauren Cheney.
Substitute Rodriguez completed the scoring in the 83rd, slotting home a loose ball off a free kick by Cheney.
The game started four hours earlier than scheduled because heavy rain and strong winds were forecast to hit Chiba.