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U.S. star Alex Morgan injures ankle in 5-0 victory over Guatemala
U.S. star Alex Morgan injures ankle in 5-0 victory over Guatemala

Star forward Alex Morgan left the game after turning her left ankle in the 37th minute, a blow to the United States in its 5-0 win over Guatemala in the CONCACAF Women's Championship on Friday night. Morgan, who has 49 goals in 77 international appearances, first hurt the ankle during training late last October, then played against Brazil on Nov. 10. She was sidelined until returning to action with her club, the Portland Thorns, on June 7. Morgan was to have a scan to determine the extent of the injury. Tobin Heath scored twice, and Carli Lloyd, Whitney Engen and Megan Rapinoe had one goal each as the U.S. improved to 2-0 in the group stage of tournament, which serves as...

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