Soccer: Morgan, U.S. women defeat Ireland
BY Staff and Wire Reports
Sunday, December 02, 2012
Alex Morgan scored 44 seconds into the match and the U.S. women's team went on to beat Ireland 2-0 in Glendale, Ariz. Morgan also had an assist on Megan Rapinoe's goal late in the first half. Morgan has 28 goals this calendar year. The match, in front of a crowd of 11,570 in 63,000-seat University of Phoenix Stadium, was the USA's seventh in a 10-game "Fan Tribute Tour" for the Olympic champions.