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Alex Morgan returns from injury

Updated: June 8, 2014, 4:07 AM ET
Associated Press

PORTLAND, Ore. -- Alex Morgan's return didn't go as she had hoped.

Finally healed from an ankle injury that had kept her sidelined since last fall, Morgan made her long-awaited season debut for the Portland Thorns on Saturday night -- but her team fell 5-0 to the Western New York Flash.

"It was hard for me because I've been looking forward to this day for a long time," she said.

Morgan now heads off to training with the U.S. national team, along with Thorns teammates Allie ...

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