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USWNT star Morgan exits Women’s Champions League Final


during the UEFA Women’s Champions League Final between Lyon and Paris Saint Germain at Cardiff City Stadium on June 1, 2017 in Cardiff, Wales.

Stu Forster

Lyon manager Gerard Precheur gambled that USWNT star Alex Morgan could overcome a left hamstring injury to star in Thursday’s UEFA Women’s Champions League Final in Wales.

It hasn’t worked out in his favor.

Morgan, 27, has left the battle between Lyon and Paris Saint-Germain before the half-hour mark, and will see whether she’ll become a UWCL winner from the sidelines.

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On loan from the NWSL’s Orlando Pride, Morgan has nine goals in 10 appearances across league play, the UWCL, and the French Cup.

You can follow the match here.

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