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USA rallies for eighth title
March 9th, 2011 11:33PM

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[ALGARVE CUP] Any doubt that the USA is still on top of its game in women's soccer was put to rest at the Algarve Cup, where it came back from a 2-1 deficit to beat Iceland, 4-2, and win the tournament for the eighth time. Carli Lloyd, Lauren Cheney, Heather O'Reilly and Alex Morgan scored for the Americans, who won all four games at the tournament in Portugal and scored 12 goals.

The USA outshot Iceland, 24-8, but trailed until Cheney's stoppage-time goal in the first half after Iceland scored twice to take a 2-1 lead.
 
Morgan was awarded the top scorer award based on the playing the fewest amount of minutes during the tournament of the players who tallied three times.
 
Up next is a match against England on April 2 at Leyton Orient’s Brisbane Road. The USA will leave for Europe on March 21 to train before the match.

March 9 in Faro
USA 4 Iceland 2. Goals: Lloyd 10, Cheney 45, O'Reilly 55, Morgan 87; Omarsdottir 26, Gisladottir 28.
USA -- Barnhart, Krieger (Cox, 67), Rampone, Buehler, Sauerbrunn, O’Reilly, Boxx, Lloyd, Rapinoe (Tarpley, 85), Cheney (Wambach, 46), Rodriguez (Morgan, 74).
Iceland -- G.Gunnarsdottir, Altadottir, Vidarsdottir (Einarsdottir, 37), Gisladottir (Samuelsdottir, 63), Johnsdottir, Gardarsdottir, Omarsdottir (Fridriksdottir, 61), S.Gunnarsdottir (Sigurdardottir, 91+), Larusdottir (Honnundottir, 69), Jonsdottir (Brynjarsdottir, 85), Vidarsdottir.
Referee: Bibiana Steinhaus (Germany).
Att.: 1,500.

 

Placement Matches
11th Place Match: Romania 1, Chile 1 (Chile wins 6-5 in penalty kicks)
9th Place Match: Portugal 2, Finland
7th Place Match: China 2, Wales 1
5th Place Match: Norway 0, Denmark 0 (Norway wins 5-4 in penalty kicks)
3rd Place Match: Japan 2, Sweden 1
Championship: USA 4, Iceland 2



0 comments
  1. Lloyd Elling
    commented on: March 10, 2011 at 7:47 a.m.
    Terrific!! I cannot wait to see the highligt video. Our USA Women's team took several steps forward with this competition. Congratulations to everyone of our team members & coaches.

  1. Dennis Yunke
    commented on: March 10, 2011 at 8:23 a.m.
    Would have been nice to see the games on television. I took high school girls to see USA vs. Germany last year in Cleveland. I have to look long and travel far to see any semi-pro or pro women's soccer.

  1. Paul Bryant
    commented on: March 10, 2011 at 9:09 p.m.
    USA WNT hsa the best midfield in the world!


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