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Hope Solo comes up big; US beats France, 1-0

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Hope Solo was unaffected by the Brazilian boos as she made her 200th international appearance. Solo came up big as the United States fought off France 1-0 on Saturday in an Olympic group match at Mineirao Stadium. Carli Lloyd scored the lone goal for the Americans. Solo became the first goalkeeper, male or female, to reach the 200-cap mark in international play. She also became just the 11th U.S. player to reach that number of appearances. Despite the milestone, Solo…

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