CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico — The U.S. women's soccer team qualified for the Beijing Olympics, beating Costa Rica 3-0 in windy conditions Wednesday night in the CONCACAF qualifying tournament semifinals.

Natasha Kai had two goals and an assist — all in the second half — for the United States, which will face Canada in the final Saturday night. Canada also earned a spot in Beijing with its 1-0 victory over Mexico in the second semifinal.

Kai opened the scoring in the 58th minute off Tobin Heath's cross, set up Heather O'Reilly's goal in the 73rd minute and scored her second goal in extra time.

Melissa Tancredi scored for Canada.