USA start Women's World Cup with victory

Goals by Cheney and Buehler lead the way

WWC, USWNT celebrate vs. North Korea

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The USA started their 2011 Women's World Cup campaign with a 2-0 victory over North Korea

FIFA.com Game Recap:
"Second-half goals from Lauren Cheney and Rachel Buehler helped get USA off to the best possible start in Group C with a 2-0 win over Korea DPR in Dresden. 

Pia Sundhage’s side were made to work hard for the three points by their spirited opponents, whose slick passing and pace ensured a busy evening for the US back four in the fourth meeting between these two teams at a FIFA Women’s World Cup."

For a full FIFA recap, click here.

Sports Illustrated's Grant Wahl has his three thoughts on the match.