U.S. women shut out Norway in friendly

July 2, 2008
FREDRIKSTAD, Norway -- Midfielder Lindsay Tarpley scored an early goal, and the United States beat Norway 4-0 on Wednesday in tuneup for the Olympic women's soccer tournament.

Carli Lloyd, Angela Hucles and Abby Wambach added goals for the Americans, an Olympic favorite along with Norway, Brazil and Germany. The United States improved to 19-0 this year, including a penalty-kicks victory over Canada.

"It's hard to play against us," U.S. coach Pia Sundhage said. "You can keep ...

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