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U.S. beats France, 2-0, for 10th Algarve Cup title
U.S. beats France, 2-0, for 10th Algarve Cup title

Hope Solo stopped a late penalty kick to preserve her 81st international shutout and lead the United States over France, 2-0, Wednesday night at Faro, Portugal, for its 10th Algarve Cup title Julie Johnston and Christen Press scored for the second-ranked U.S., which rebounded from a 0-0 draw against Iceland on Monday. Solo made her 160th start in goal, passing Briana Scurry for the American record. No. 3 France had defeated the U.S. 2-0 last month in an exhibition in Lorient, the first win for Les Bleus in 17 games against the Americans. It was the U.S. team's 20th Algarve Cup appearance and first title since 2013. Johnston got her third start at center back this year as coach...

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