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US rebound with 6-1 win over NZ
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US rebound with 6-1 win over NZ

After suffering a first defeat in 30 months to Sweden in their Group G opener, the Americans, who are world champions, made a much-improved start against NZ The United States women's football team returned to winning ways with a clinical 6-1 victory over New Zealand at Saitama Stadium Saturday, while Britain and Sweden maintained perfect starts to book their places in the Olympic tournament's knockout stage. After suffering a first defeat in 30 months to Sweden in their Group G opener, the Americans, who are world champions, made a much-improved start against New Zealand, breaking the deadlock inside 10 minutes with a Rose Lavelle strike. With US first lady Jill Biden watching from the stands, the four-times Olympic gold medallists turned on the style with waves of attacks and we...