Wednesday, July 13, 2011

French Toast... US Beats France 3-1 For WWC Berth

((HT: FIFA/ESPN/youtube))

The United States is in the World Cup final for the first time since it last won the title in 1999, and Abby Wambach coming up big in a 3-1 victory over France.

Here's Wambach's header for the lead in the 79th minute...

It was Wambach's third goal of the tournament and 12th of her career, tying Michelle Akers for third on the all-time World Cup scoring list.

Alex Morgan added an insurance goal in the 82nd minute...

"Abby, she's just the best," US WMT Head Coach Pia Sundhage said. "I'm very happy to have her in our team. Great."

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