USA vs. France
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Women’s Olympic soccer: USA vs. France

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United States defender Megan Rapinoe, left, battles Elise Bussaglia of France for the ball in a preliminary round of the 2012 London Olympics in Glasgow, Scotland. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
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U.S. forward Abby Wambach, top, collides with France’s Ophelie Meilleroux.  (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
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United States goalie Hope Solo couldn’t save this shot from France early in a preliminary round game of the 2012 London Olympics. Team USA came back from a deficit to defeat France 4-2. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
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U.S. forward Abby Wambach, right, heads the ball into the goal for the Americans’ first score against France.  (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
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U.S. forward Alex Morgan, right, goes up for a header against France’s Wendy Renard.  (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
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U.S. midfielder Carli Lloyd, left, scores the go-ahead goal on this kick against France.  (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
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U.S. midfielder Carli Lloyd, center, celebrates her goal with teammate Tobin Heath as France’s Camille Abily reacts to the score.  (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
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U.S. forward Abby Wambach and France’s Sonia Bompastor go for a header in a preliminary round of the 2012 London Olympics.  (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
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U.S. forward Alex Morgan, right, celebrates the first of her two goals in front of France’s Sonia Bompastor. Team USA won 4-2.  (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
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U.S. defender Christie Rampone, right, beats France’s Marie-Laure Delie to the ball.  (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
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U.S. forward Abby Wambach, left, tries to head the ball past France’s goalie Srah Bouhaddi. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
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U.S. midfielder Shannon Boxx, left, battles for the ball against France’s Camille Abily.  (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
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U.S. forward Lauren Cheney, right, collides with France’s Louisa Neib in the first half of a preliminary round game at the 2012 London Olympics.  (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
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U.S. midfielder Tobin Heath goes down while battling France’s Elodie Thomis for the ball in a preliminary round game of the 2012 London Olympics. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
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Goalie Hope Solo, center, is all smiles after the U.S.Olympic team defeated France 4-2 Wednesday. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
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