As the 2012 Olympic Games got underway with the start of women's soccer on Wednesday, the United States were looking to earn an early win to get on the right track. And thanks largely in part to former California Golden Bear Alex Morgan's two goals, the U.S. women's soccer team battled back from an early hole 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 play Colombia on Saturday.
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