U.S. women dom­i­nate Den­mark 5-0

The Washington Times Daily - - Sports -

Alex Mor­gan scored two goals, Abby Wam­bach, Carli Lloyd and Syd­ney Ler­oux had one apiece, and the United States opened de­fense of its Al­garve Cup ti­tle with a 5-0 win over Den­mark on Tues­day.

Seek­ing their ninth Al­garve Cup ti­tle and third in a row, the Amer­i­cans went ahead on a goal by Mor­gan in the 21st minute in Lagos, Por­tu­gal. Wam­bach dou­bled the lead in the 44th with her 132nd in­ter­na­tional goal, sec­ond only to Mia Hamm’s 158.

Lloyd scored in the 76th, Mor­gan again in the 84th and Ler­oux in the third minute of stop­page time.

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