Alex Morgan scored her first purpose for Tottenham in a 3-1 victory over Brighton on Sunday because the London membership received its first match of the Girls’s Tremendous League season.
The American World Cup winner, who made her Tottenham debut final month after giving start in Might, scored her workforce’s third purpose from a penalty within the 84th minute.
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“Alex has been building up her time on the pitch over the course of the last couple of months,” Rehanne Skinner stated after her first sport as Tottenham supervisor. “For her, she’s getting more and more back to where she would probably want to be.”
Tottenham opened the scoring when Morgan was fouled and Kerys Harrop swung the free kick into the highest left-hand nook of the purpose within the 11th minute.
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Brighton levelled from a 33rd-minute penalty after Allana Kennedy’s excessive foot caught Brighton’s Aileen Whelan. Inessa Kaagman fired powerfully inside the correct publish to make it 1-1.
Within the 63rd minute, Angela Addison took the ball previous two Brighton gamers and the goalkeeper to fit into the underside right-hand nook and brilliantly restore Spurs’ lead.
Morgan is amongst a gaggle of American gamers to have moved to English soccer for this season, with Rose Lavelle and Sam Mewis at Manchester Metropolis, and Tobin Heath and Christen Press at Manchester United.
Tottenham has six factors after eight rounds.