Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Canada's Women's Soccer Team Ends 2017 Season with 3-2 Win over Norway

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Canada's Women's Soccer Team Ends 2017 Season with 3-2 Win over Norway

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Canada beats Norway 3-2 in women's soccer

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MARBELLA, Spain - Substitute Adriana Leon scored the game-winning goal as Canada stormed back from a 2-0 deficit with three second-half goals in a 3-2 exhibition win over Norway on Tuesday.

Captain Christine Sinclair started the comeback with her 169th career international goal in the 52nd minute. Janine Beckie tied it in the 64th, and Leon scored two minutes later.

Ina Gausdal and Caroline Graham Hansen scored first-half goals for Norway.

Sinclair's goal came when she capitalized on a defensive mistake and slipped the ball past Norway's scrambling goalkeeper. The star striker is just 16 goals shy of tying American Abby Wambach as FIFA's top women's goal scorer of all time.

Beckie scored her goal from the top of the box before Leon sliced through the defence to tap in Maegan Kelly's pass. …

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