USA Vs. France, 2012 Olympics: USWNT Claims 4-2 Victory Over France

With the start of the 2012 Olympic Games in London began on Wednesday, the United States women's soccer team were looking to make a statement in their opening match against France. And thanks to Alex Morgan scoring twice and Abby Wambach and Carli Lloyd each netting a goal, the U.S. women's rallied from an early defecit for a 4-2 victory in their first round match.

The United States were stunned early by two quick goals by France, leaving them in a 2-0 hole after just 14 minutes of play. Wambach would get America on the board in the 19th minute, followed by Morgan in the 32nd and Lloyd in the 56th.

Morgan scored again in the 66th minute to seal the French's fate. Despite the fact that the opening ceremonies are still two days away, Soccer is one of only two games that starts early so it can play a full tournament.

The United States plays Colombia on Saturday.

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