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Second-half goals carry U.S. to win

Updated: June 28, 2011, 6:33 PM ET
Associated Press

DRESDEN, Germany -- Once, twice, three times and then a fourth, Lauren Cheney launched a shot with her foot only to watch it go right into the hands of the North Korean goalkeeper.

Finally, she used her head. And just like that, the Americans looked more like a team that could contend for a third Women's World Cup title than the one that took a self-described "bumpy" road to Germany.

"I wasn't frustrated," said Cheney, whose goal in the 54th minute sparked a 2-0 win over North ...

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