The US Womenâ€™s Soccer team opened the 2012 London Olympics soccer tournament against France ending the match with a 4 to 2 victory.
Alex Morgan opened the tournament with tremendous play on the pitch scoring two goals. The first came in the 32 minute and in the 66 minute in 74 minutes of play. Morgan second goal sealed the match for good putting the team 2 goals ahead of France.
Carli Lloyds goal in the 56 minute of play broke the tie going into the second half of the match. Lloyd played 73 minutes in the match. Abby Wambach Â would be the first to score for the US in the 18 minute that started the finding the holes passed Frances goalie, Sarah Bouhaddi. The team started the match slow but would eventually pick up the pace after France scored the first two goals of the match. GaetaneÂ Thiney of France would open the scoring in the 12 minute of play. Two minutes later in the Marie-LaureÂ Delie would find the back of the net getting a ball passed US goalie Hope Solo to take a 2 to 0 advantage.
The US Womenâ€™s Soccer Team will next face Columbia on Saturday, July 28 at Hampden Park in Scotland at 9am PT. They will then Manchester, England on July 31 to face Korea at 9am PT.