USA’s Morgan adjusts her style of play

Sports

July 1, 2019 - 10:04 AM

LYON, France (AP) — After collecting five goals in her first game, Alex Morgan is getting a lot of attention at the Women’s World Cup — from defenders.

The U.S. forward has been shut down scoring-wise ever since her splash in the opener, as opponents have honed in on her, often with physical play. But that’s just allowed her to emphasize other aspects of her game.

Morgan said each match in France has “presented itself in a different way.”

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