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Alex Morgan scores in U.S. women’s national soccer team’s 1-1 draw at Japan

Alex Morgan scored the equalizer in the 72nd minute Sunday as the U.S. women’s national soccer team earned a 1-1 away draw against Japan at the Kirin Challenge Cup. The Americans will play Brazil on Tuesday (7 a.m. ET, ESPN2, Video:

USA lineup: Hope Solo; Amy LePeilbet, Christie Rampone, Rachel Buehler, Kelley O’Hara; Lauren Cheney, Shannon Boxx (Tobin Heath 73rd), Carli Lloyd, Heather O’Reilly (Amy Rodriguez 82nd), Alex Morgan (Sydney Leroux 82nd), Abby Wambach.

Steven Goff is The Post’s soccer writer. His beats include D.C. United, MLS and the international game, as well as local college basketball.


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