SANDEFJORD, Norway -- Christen Press scored to help the U.S. women's national team beat Norway 1-0 on Sunday.
Press broke through in the 60th minute with her 42nd international goal. She ran onto a long pass from Becky Sauerbrunn and finished with her first touch in the Norway box.
Mallory Pugh, a 19-year-old who earlier this year decided to go pro rather than play college soccer at UCLA, injured her ankle in warm-ups, according to U.S. Soccer. She was replaced in the starting lineup by Meghan Klingenberg.
The "ABBA" penalty shootout system was used for the first time on Thursday as part of a trial sanctioned by football's lawmakers, the International Football Association Board (IFAB).
UEFA opted to test it at the both the men's and women's European Under-17 Championship this month, and the women's semifinal between Germany and Norway was the first tie to go to penalty kicks.
Germany came out on top 3-2 on spot kicks to go through to the final, where they will meet Spain.
The new system,...