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Women's Soccer: Lilly Scores in 300th Cap for US Women's Team


U.S. women's soccer team captain Kristine Lilly has played in her 300th international match and led the United States to a 3-1 win in the Four Nations tournament in China.

Lilly scored the first U.S. goal in the 73rd minute when she curved a free kick around Norway's wall from just outside the penalty area. It was Lilly's 105th career goal and tied her with Michelle Akers for second on the all-time U.S. women's list.

Four minutes later, the 34-year-old midfielder passed to teammate Shannon Boxx, who headed the ball in to give the U.S. a 2-0 lead.

Norway's only goal came in the 82nd minute when Trinne Ronning scored on a penalty kick. American Abby Wambach added an insurance goal three minutes later to seal the win.

In the day's second match, host China played France to a 1-1 draw. The U.S. women meet France in their second match January 20.

Some information for this report provided by AP.

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