US women’s soccer falls to Norway 2-0 (AP)

Norway jumped on the United States from the opening whistle, getting two goals in the first four minutes Wednesday to beat the U.S. women’s soccer team 2-0 at the Beijing Olympics. Norway looked the like the medal-contenders they’re supposed to be, while the Americans never looked the part. Laursen Kaurin outjumped and outmuscled U.S.

U.S. women’s soccer team shut out in opener

Norway jumped on the United States from the opening whistle, getting two goals in the first four minutes Wednesday to beat the U.S. women’s soccer team 2-0 at the Beijing Olympics.

The Norwegians looked like the medal-contenders they’re supposed to be, while the Americans never looked the part.

Forward Leni Laursen Kaurin outjumped and outmuscled U.S. defender Lori Chalupny to head the ball over charging goalkeeper Hope Solo and into an open net in the 2nd minute.