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USWNT auditions are over, now Emma Hayes must pick her Olympics squad

ST. PAUL, Minnesota -- United States women's national team head coach Emma Hayes is still learning some of the American sports lingo in her first weeks on the job.

On Tuesday, under a steady rain at Allianz Field that reminded the British coach of home, Hayes implored her team to finish off a South Korea team that rarely threatened the Americans, but trailed by only one goal at that point.

"'I want you to put your pedal to the metal,'" Hayes recalled telling the team. "And [assistant coach Denise Reddy] said to me, 'Don't you ever say that again!