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U.S. Women's National Team Routs Sweden 4-0 to Take Third Place at 2012 Algarve Cup

Forward Alex Morgan Scores First Career WNT Hat Trick Wambach Adds Her 134th Career International Goal U.S. Team’s Next International Match Will be April 1 Against Japan in Sendai, Live on ESPN2 and ESPN3 at 6:30 a.m. ET PARCHAL, Portugal (March 7, 2012) – The U.S. Women’s National Team scored three times in the first half on th

WNT vs Sweden Highlights March 7 2012

The U.S. WNT defeated Sweden 4-0 on a hat trick from Alex Morgan and Abby Wambach's 134th career goal to take third place in the 2012 Algarve Cup.

Japan Edges U.S. Women's National Team 1-0 to Take First Place in Group B at 2012 Algarve Cup

Japan Scores Game-Winner Off Corner Kick in 84th Minute USA Loses for First Time in 2012 and for First-Time Ever in Regulation to Japan U.S. WNT Will Face Sweden in Third-Place Match of Algarve Cup on March 7 in Parchal at 5:15 a.m. ET on ussoccer.com’s MatchTracker FARO, Portugal (March 5, 2012) – In a match short on attack

WNT vs Japan Highlights March 5 2012

The U.S. Women's National Team gave up an 84th minute goal on a corner kick and fell to Japan 1-0 in its final Group B match at the 2012 Algarve Cup.

U.S. WNT Nets 2-1 Win Against Norway in Algarve Cup

Wambach Scores 133rd Career Goal; Sydney Leroux Adds Game-Winner Off the Bench Norway Scores in Final Seconds U.S. WNT Will Face Japan on March 5 in Faro at 9:10 a.m. ET on ussoccer.com’s MatchTracker LAGOS, Portugal (March 2, 2012) – The U.S. Women’s National Team scored two second-half goals to defeat Norway 2-1 in i

WNT vs Norway Highlights March 2 2012

The USA scored two second half goals, one from Abby Wambach and one from Sydney Leroux, which tourned out to be the game-winner, as the USA defeated Norway 2-1 in its second Group B match at the Algarve Cup.

WNT vs Norway Reaction March 2 2012

U.S. head coach Pia Sundhage, goalkeeper Hope Solo and forwards Abby Wambach, Alex Morgan and Sydney Leroux speak after the USA's 2-1 victory against Norway at the Algarve Cup in Portugal.

WNT vs Norway Abby Wambach Goal March 2 2012

Abby Wambach opens the scoring with a clinical finish, striking her shot across the face of the goal, off the right post, and in.

WNT vs Denmark Highlights Feb 29 2012

Two goals from Alex Morgan and one each from Abby Wambach, Carli Lloyd and Sydeny Leroux paced the U.S. WNT to a 5-0 victory against Denmark to open play at the 2012 Algarve Cup.

WNT vs Norway Sydney Leroux Goal March 2 2012

Sydney Leroux scores the game-winning goal in Wambach-esque style, bravely launching herself over a defender to head home an Amy Rodriguez cross.

Schedule

Results

Date Matchup Result Venue Attendance Goal Scorers
March 7, 2012 WNT vs Sweden 4-0 W Estadio Bela Vista; Parchal, Portugal 400 Morgan (3), Wambach
March 5, 2012 WNT vs Japan 0-1 L Estadio Algarve; Faro, Portugal 1,000 -
March 2, 2012 WNT vs Norway 2-1 W Estadio Municipal; Lagos, Portugal 300 Wambach, Leroux
February 29, 2012 WNT vs Denmark 5-0 W Estadio Municipal; Lagos, Portugal 300 Morgan (2), Wambach, Lloyd, Leroux

2012 ALGARVE CUP

GROUP A

Team

GP

W

L

T

GF

GA

GD

Pts

Germany

3

3

0

0

6

0

+6

9

Sweden

3

2

1

0

5

5

0

6

Iceland

3

1

2

0

2

5

-3

3

China PR

3

0

3

0

0

3

-3

0

Wednesday, February 29
Germany 1, Iceland 0; Estadio Municipal; Lagos, Portugal
Sweden 1, China PR 0; Estadio Municipal; Santo Antonio, Portugal

Friday, March 2
Sweden 4, Iceland 1; Desportivo da Nora Park; Ferreiras, Portugal
Germay 1, China PR 0; Estadio Municipal; Santo Antonio, Portugal

Monday, March 5
Germany 4, Sweden 0; Estadio Municipal; Parchal, Portugal
Iceland 1, China PR 0; Estadio Municipal; Lagos, Portugal

GROUP B

Team

GP

W

L

T

GF

GA

GD

Pts

Japan

3

3

0

0

5

1

+4

9

United States

3

2

1

0

7

2

+5

6

Denmark

3

1

2

0

2

7

-6

3

Norway

3

0

3

0

1

5

-3

0

Wednesday, February 29
Japan 2, Norway 1; Estadio Municipal; Parchal, Portugal
United States 5, Denmark 0; Estadio Municipal; Lagos, Portugal

Friday, March 2
Japan 2, Denmark 0; Estadio Municipal; Parchal, Portugal
United States 2, Norway 1; Estadio Municipal; Lagos, Portugal

Monday, March 5
Denmark 1, Norway 0; Desportivo da Nora Park; Ferreiras, Portugal
Japan 1, United States 0; Estadio Algarve; Faro, Portgual

GROUP C

Team

GP

W

L

T

GF

GA

GD

Pts

Wales

3

2

0

1

3

1

+2

7

Portugal

3

2

1

0

6

2

+4

6

Hungary

3

1

2

0

2

6

-4

3

Ireland

3

0

2

1

1

3

-2

1

Wednesday, February 29
Hungary 1, Ireland 0; Estadio Municipal; Silves, Portugal
Wales 1, Portugal 0; Estadio Municipal; Parchal, Portugal

Friday, March 2
Portugal 4, Hungary 0; Estadio Municipal; Parchal, Portugal
Wales 0, Ireland 0; Desportivo da Nora Park; Ferreiras, Portugal

Monday, March 5
Wales 2, Hungary 1; Estadio Municipal; Santo Antonio, Portugal
Portugal 2, Ireland 0; Estadio Algarve; Faro, Portgual

ELEVENTH-PLACE MATCH

Wednesday, March 7
Ireland 2, Hungary 1; Estadio Municipal de Quarteira; Quarteira, Portugal

NINTH-PLACE MATCH

Wednesday, March 7
China PR 1, Portugal 0; Estadio Algarve; Faro, Portgual

SEVENTH-PLACE MATCH

Wednesday, March 7
Norway 3, Wales 0; Estadio Municipal de Loule; Loule, Portugal

FIFTH-PLACE MATCH

Wednesday, March 7
Denmark 3, Iceland 1; Desportivo da Nora Park; Ferreiras, Portugal

THIRD-PLACE MATCH

Wednesday, March 7
United States 4, Sweden 0; Estadio Municipal; Parchal, Portugal

FINAL

Wednesday, March 7
Germany 4, Japan 3; Estadio Algarve; Faro, Portgual

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