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.
Rose Lavelle scored to help the United States women's national team beat Sweden 1-0 in the opening game of its brief European tour.
The victory marked the first time the U.S. beat Sweden under coach Pia Sundhage, the former U.S. boss who beat the Americans in the quarterfinals of last summer's Olympics.
Lavelle scored the lone goal in the 56th minute, striking from a wide angle just inside the left post after receiving a pass from Crystal Dunn. It was her second goal in just her fifth...