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Algarve Cup win sets up Japan showdown
March 2nd, 2012 11:28PM
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[VIDEO PICK]The USA got second-half goals from Abby Wambach -- her 133rd career international goal -- and Sydney Leroux and then survived a stoppage-time goal to beat Norway, 2-1, at the Algarve Cup in Portugal and set up a rematch of the 2011 Women's World Cup final against Japan in Monday's group finale. For highlights from Friday's second group game in Lagos ...

Tobin Heath started at left midfield despite breaking a small bone in her wrist during a fall in the tournament opener against Denmark. She played with a light cast on her left arm.

The USA will meet Japan Monday at Estadio Algarve in Faro in a rematch of their 2011 Women's World Cup final. A place in the final will be at stake.

The USA will advance to Wednesday's final with a victory or a tie thanks to the advantage in the first tiebreaker -- goal difference.

March 2 in Lagos
USA 2 Norway 1.Goals: Wambach 51, Leroux 81; Thorsnes 90.
USA --Solo, LePeilbet (Mitts, 46), Sauerbrunn, Rampone  (Buehler, 46), Cox; O’Reilly (Rodriguez, 58), Boxx, Lloyd, Heath (Rapinoe, 46); Morgan (Leroux, 77), Wambach (Cheney, 65).
Norway -- Knutsen, Gisk, Akerhaugen, Ronning, Skammelsrud; Stensland (Holstad Berge, 30), Mjelde, Tofte Ims (Mo Wold, 80); Herlovsen (Havvi, 83), Wiik (Hansen, 65), Pedersen (Thorsnes, 46).
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