Wambach, U.S. top Norway 2-1

BY foxsports • February 26, 2010

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.


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