US women beat Brazil 3-1 in World Cup victory tour game

Oct 25, 2015 6:21 PM by Associated Press

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Alex Morgan, Crystal Dunn and Stephanie McCaffrey scored to help the U.S women's team beat Brazil 3-1 in an exhibition game Sunday before an announced crowd of 32,869 at the Orlando Citrus.

It was the Americans' second victory in a week over Brazil as the U.S. continues its World Cup victory tour.

Morgan scored in ninth minute off a pass in the box from midfielder Tobin Heath to put the U.S. ahead.

Brazil's Cristiane tied it in the 45th minute. But a minute later, the U.S. went back up for good after Lindsey Horan took Meghan Klingenberg's corner kick and tapped it to Dunn, who then slipped it past Luciana. McCaffrey added another goal just before the final horn.

For the second straight match, the U.S. team bid farewell to retiring players. Sunday was the final international match for 29-year-old U.S. midfielder Lauren Holiday and 31-year-old defender Lori Chalupny.

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