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U.S. begins with familiar foe

Updated: June 27, 2011, 7:38 PM ET
By John Carr, ESPN Stats & Information

The 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup kicked off Sunday, with defending champion Germany opening with a victory over Canada to get a jump on fellow favorites Brazil and the United States. The U.S. gets a chance to show off its talents on Wednesday as it aims to capture a third World Cup title. Here are some interesting stats and storylines concerning the Americans and the rest of Group C, who take to the pitch on Day 3 of the tournament.

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