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Posted on: Friday, February 26, 2010

Soccer: Wambach scores twice as US tops Norway 2-1


Associated Press

OLHAO, Portugal Abby Wambach scored both goals as the United States beat Norway 2-1 in the Algarve Cup.

Wambach scored the opening goal in the 13th minute Friday when she ran to a pass from Lori Lindsey, beat a defender and fired a shot into the corner of the net.
Norwegian substitute Isabel Herlovsen evened it in the 61st with a glancing header past Nicole Barnhart.
Wambach scored the winner from close range in the last minute of injury time as the Americans made improved to 2-0 at the tournament in southern Portugal.
The U.S. plays Sweden on Monday in the last round-robin game before the final on Wednesday.