WNT Opens Algarve Cup with 2-1 Victory against Norway - BookandBall

WNT Opens Algarve Cup with 2-1 Victory against Norway

Led by midfielder Carli Lloyd’s second-half brace, the U.S. Women’s National Team overcame a first-half deficit and defeated Norway 2-1 in Group B play at the 2015 Algarve Cup at Municipal Stadium.

Lloyd scored an 18-yard equalizer in the 55th minute and followed with a 62nd-minute penalty kick for the USA. In Wednesday’s other Group B match, Switzerland defeated Iceland 2-0.