The US Women's National Team defeated rival Japan 2-0 in the final leg of a pair of friendlies. The game was called in the 76 minute due to heavy rains and lightning in the area.
Julie Johnston opened the scoring in the 27th minute off an Allie Long pass through the box. Alex Morgan added to her impressive 2016 with another goal in the 62 minute after a beatiful cross from Crystal Dunn. Alex Morgan now has 6 goals in 5 games in 2016.
The USWNT sought a win after settling for a 3-3 draw vs Japan just three days prior. The US lost in the battle of possession but got off an impressive twelve shots, seven on goal. Japan managed just three shots with one on goal.
The USWNT next tune-up before the 2016 Rio Olympics will come versus South Aftrica on July 9 at 1PM ET and will air on Fox Sports 1.
Scoring Summary: 1 2 F
USA 1 1 2
JPN 0 0 0
USA – Julie Johnston (Allie Long) 27th minute
USA – Alex Morgan (Crystal Dunn) 62