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Women’s World Cup: U.S. soccer scores twice late for 3-1 win over France


The United States celebrates its victory over France in the World Cup semifinals. (CHRISTOF STACHE/AFP/GETTY IMAGES)

Abby Wambach and Alex Morgan scored about three minutes apart late in the game to provide the final margin. Lauren Cheney opened the scoring in the ninth minute.

Check out a gallery of photos from the United States-France game. Relive the match with Steven Goff's in-game live blog.

The Post’s Paul Tenorio has a postgame chat about the United States’ win over France and its chances in Sunday’s final.

After spending the first 17 years of his Post career writing and editing, Matt and the printed paper had an amicable divorce in 2014. He's now blogging and editing for the Early Lead and the Post's other Web-based products.

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