Canada beats Argentina in Olympic debut

August 6, 2008
TIANJIN, China -- Canada wore down Argentina to win its Olympic debut 2-1 Wednesday, getting a goal in each half and using a significant size advantage to subdue the South Americans.

Coming out of her center back position, Candace Chapman put Canada ahead in the 27th minute. She ran onto a corner that was deflected more than 30 yards from goal and struck a right-footed volley that skipped inside the left post. Kara Lang added the insurance in the 72nd, heading Rhian Wilkinson's free kick ...

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