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Sydney Leroux scores late for U.S. women in 1-0 victory over Canada
Sydney Leroux scores late for U.S. women in 1-0 victory over Canada

FRISCO, Texas -- U.S. forward Sydney Leroux has made it a habit of scoring against Canada. The Canadian-born Leroux, who is a U.S. citizen, scored in the 78th minute to break a scoreless tie against Canada and give the U.S. women a 1-0 victory in an international friendly Friday night in both teams' 2014 opener. It was Leroux's fourth goal in the past three games, with two of them coming against the country of her birth. “I love to watch her,” Canadian coach John Herdmann said. “She's a phenomenal player and she's great to watch … and she scores against us. I've just told her (after the game) to stop doing that, man. You do it against anyone else but not us.” The game looked as if it...

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