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Olympics 2012: US Women's Soccer Team Defeats France 4-2

In their first match of the 2012 Olympics, the US Women's Soccer Team roared back from an early 2-0 deficit to win going away 4-2.

France got on the board first, with Gaetane Thiney scoring from 25-yards away in the 12th minute and Marie-Laurie Delie scoring off a corner kick in the 14th.

From there, it was all the Americans, as the women's team reminded everyone of why they are one of the favorites to win gold. Abby Wambach headed in a corner kick in the 18th minute and then set up Alex Morgan in the 31rst to tie the game.

Halftime couldn't slow down Team USA and neither could a series of French substitutions to blunt the American attack, as Carlo Lloyd scored in the 56th minute and Morgan got her second goal in the 66th.

Kelley O'Hara, a 23-year old defender from Fayetteville, got the 10th cap of her career on the national team in the game.

Photographs by coka_koehler used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.