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Rapinoe leads Lyon into final, Press gets first Tyreso goal
April 23rd, 2013 12:26AM

TAGS:  americans abroad, france, sweden, women's national team


[AMERICANS ABROAD] Megan Rapinoe needed just six minutes to put two-time defending champion Lyon ahead en route to a 6-1 win at French rival Juvisy that returned it to the UEFA Women's Champions League final with a 9-1 aggregate victory. Fellow U.S. international Christen Press scored her first league goal with her new club, Tyreso, in its 2-0 win at Vittsjo in Sweden's Damallsvenskan.

Lyon will face German club Wolfsburg, which eliminated Arsenal Ladies in the other semifinal, May 23 in the 2013 final at Chelsea's Stamford Bridge, two days before the UEFA Champions League final in London.

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