Originally posted on Fox Soccer  |  Last updated 12/8/12
Carli Lloyd and Sydney Leroux scored in the second half, and the US women's soccer team beat China 2-0 on Saturday to remain unbeaten on its post-Olympic tour. Lloyd broke a scoreless tie in the 50th minute, taking a pass from Tobin Heath near the edge of the penalty area, cutting to her left and beating goalie Zhang Yue to the near post from about 12 yards. Leroux added an insurance goal in the 84th minute. Morgan was credited with an assist to Leroux to become only the second player in team history to reach at least 20 goals and 20 assists in one year. Mia Hamm was the other in 1998. The United States is unbeaten in its last 18 meetings with China. American forward Amy Rodriguez became the 29th player to make 100 appearances with the US women. It was the eighth match of a 10-game ''Fan Tribute Tour'' for the Americans, who won the Olympic title in London this year. The US began the game with leading scorer Morgan on the bench. Rodriguez got the start up front alongside Abby ...
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