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Morgan leads USA to convincing Algarve Cup win over Switzerland

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Editor's Note: Enjoy the following article by AYSO National Sponsor FOX Sports about the U.S. Women's National team continuing their Algarve Cup success by defeating Switzerland 3-0. AYSO alums Alex Morgan and Alex Rodriguez both had success during the match, scoring a goal apiece. 

It was a good night at the Algarve Cup for the United States women's national team, who scored their second straight victory of the tournament by beating Switzerland 3-0.

The United States is now on top of the leader board in Group B and look forward to their third and final group game on Monday against Iceland, which should allow coach Jill Ellis' squad further fine tuning in this World Cup tune-up.

The victories over Norway and Switzerland also draw the U.S. women closer to a potential Algarve Cup final against France, which has also won both of its first two matches.

Ellis was all but beaming at the chance at a rematch against a superb French team that soundly defeated the U.S. in February.

"This is what we were hoping for, to get the final and have a chance to play against one of the best teams for the (Algarve Cup) championship,'' said Ellis.

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