After winning a corner kick in the 16th minute, Kelley O’Hara sent a loose ball back into the mix, finding the head of Lindsey Horan.
In the 24th minute, Highlands Ranch native Mal Pugh sent a beautiful cross to a wide-open Megan Rapinoe on the back post.
Flying in from the top of the box, Ertz perfectly timed her right-footed volley, which ripped past New Zealand goaltender Erin Nayler.
Patiently baiting her defender, Morgan unleashed a left-footed strike that soared over Nayler’s head, skimming the crossbar before settling in the netting.
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