Team USA goes 16-2-4 in 2003

October 23, 2003
KANSAS CITY, Missouri -- In its first outing since a disappointing performance in the World Cup, the U.S. women's national soccer team played to a lackluster 2-2 draw with Italy at Arrowhead Stadium on Wednesday night.

Played before an estimated 15,000 fans, the game was supposed to be a victory celebration. Instead, it was a bitter reminder of how badly the favored national team stumbled just two weeks ago.

"It's tough to get motivated to play so soon after the Women's World ...

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