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Leon scores twice as Canada rallies to beat Australia 2-1

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SYDNEY (AP) — Manchester United winger Adriana Leon scored two second-half goals Tuesday as Olympic soccer champion Canada rallied to beat Australia 2-1 and clinch back-to-back wins in an international friendly series that both teams used as preparation for next year’s women’s World Cup.

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Leon, who scored the only goal in Canada’s series-opening win last Saturday in Brisbane, finished with three for the series.

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The Australians went ahead in the third minute in Sydney when Chelsea forward Sam Kerr cut the ball to her left and Mary Fowler finished off with a left-foot shot from close range.

Leon equalized three minutes into the second half after she poked…

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