Women's World Cup review

Sweden, USA make winning starts

June 28, 2011
By ESPNsoccernet staff
Second-half strikes from Lauren Cheney and Rachel Buehler helped the United States recover from a slow start to beat North Korea 2-0 in their Group C opener at the Women's World Cup.

The Korean's started well and their slick passing and pace troubled the United States back four during the fourth meeting between these two teams at the FIFA finals.

There was very little to separate both sides in the opening half with the best chance falling to Kim Su Gyong, but American goalkeeper ...

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