U.S. disposes of New Zealand to top Group G

August 12, 2008
By Lindsey Dolich
The United States women's Olympic soccer team pulled off an astonishing turnaround by winning Group G after cruising to a 4-0 victory over New Zealand. The flurry of goals from the red, white and blue team helped the U.S. post six points with a 2-0-1 (W-T-L) record to advance to the quarterfinals. The Americans will play rival Canada for the fifth time in 2008.

The Americans got a major assist from Japan after the Nadeshiko completely dismantled former group leader Norway ...

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