Morgan, Wambach help USWNT snap winless streak vs. Japan in 4-1 romp

Morgan, Wambach help USWNT snap winless streak vs. Japan in 4-1 romp

U.S. Women's National Team

Morgan, Wambach help USWNT snap winless streak vs. Japan in 4-1 romp

Morgan Wambach (Reuters)

The U.S. women's national team just keeps on rolling ahead of the upcoming Olympics.

Led by braces from Alex Morgan and Abby Wambach, the United States cruised to a 4-1 victory over reigning World Cup champions Japan in a friendly in Halmstad, Sweden on Monday. The result ended the U.S. team's tour of Sweden at 2-0-0 with seven goals scored.

The United States got off to a flying start in the rematch of last year's World Cup final, with Morgan and Wambach each scoring their first goals within the first 10 minutes of the match. Japan pulled one back before halftime through Yuki Nagasato, but Morgan knocked in an insurance goal shortly after the hour-mark. Abby Wambach added insult to injury for the Japanese, scoring her second two minutes into stoppage time.

The Americans will next take on Canada at Rio Tinto Staium on June 30 in their Olympic send off match.

What do you think of the USWNT's win over Japan? Impressed with the play of the U.S. midfield? Come away from the recent friendlies with any concerns about the U.S. team?

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