Cheney, U.S. women win 8th Al­garve Cup

Boston Herald - - SCOREBOARD/RACING -

Break­ers for­ward Lau­ren Cheney tied the score in the 43rd minute and Heather O’Reilly got the goa­head goal in the 57th, giv­ing the United States a 4-2 vic­tory over Ice­land to cap­ture its eighth Al­garve Cup ti­tle last night in Faro, Por­tu­gal.

Carli Lloyd put the Amer­i­cans ahead in the eighth minute, but Ice­land took a 2-1 lead on goals by Ka­trin Omars­dot­tir in the 24th and Hall­bera Gis­ladot­tir in the 26th. Greta Sa­muels­dot­tir of North­east­ern played the fi­nal 27 min­utes for Ice­land.

Af­ter the U.S. built a 3-2 lead, Alex Mor­gan scored the fi­nal goal in the 87th. Break­ers de­fender Rachel Buehler played all 90 min­utes, and Stephanie Cox came on in the 67th minute for the U.S. . ..

D.C. United signed 43-year-old keeper Pat Onstad, who re­tired at the end of last sea­son and be­came an as­sis­tant coach, to a short-term play­ing con­tract and placed keeper Steve Cronin (bro­ken wrist) on the dis­abled list. . . .

Fin­nish mid­fielder-de­fender Teemu Tainio, for­merly of English clubs Birm­ing­ham, Sun­der­land and Tot­ten­ham Hot­spur, and de­fender Stephen Keel signed with the New York Red Bulls.

Tot­ten­ham kept up its im­pres­sive de­but in the Cham­pi­ons League by oust­ing AC Mi­lan with a 0-0 draw to win 1-0 on ag­gre­gate, while Ger­man side Schalke shocked Span­ish side Va­len­cia with a 3-1 win to win 4-2 on ag­gre­gate, thanks to two goals from Jef­fer­son Far­fan and one from Mario Gavra­novic.

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