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Solo earns 100th cap in win over Canada (w/ gallery)

PORTLAND -- Abby Wambach made the most of her last match before a little rest and relaxation.

The veteran on the U.S. women's national team scored two goals in a 3-0 victory over Canada in a friendly Thursday at Jeld-Wen Field in Portland.

The exhibition was the second of a two-match Celebration Series to thank stateside fans for their support of the U.S. women's team during the thrilling run in the Women's World Cup in Germany this summer.

Richland's Hope Solo wore the captain's armband on Thursday night to commemorate her 100th cap, earned in the World Cup semifinal against France.

But the crowd went wild for Megan Rapinoe, who played at the University of Portland. Twice in the first half she leveled what looked like winning strikes on the net, and twice she hit the crossbar.