June 13, 2015 / 3:18 AM / 3 years ago

U.S. draw 0-0 with Sweden in Group D

(Reuters) - The United States moved to the top of Group D after a 0-0 draw with Sweden at the women’s World Cup on Friday.

Jun 12, 2015; Winnipeg, Manitoba, CAN; United States forward Alex Morgan (13) falls after colliding with Sweden goalkeeper Hedvig Lindahl (1) during the second half in a Group D soccer match in the 2015 FIFA women's World Cup at Winnipeg Stadium. The game ended in a draw 0-0. Mandatory Credit: Michael Chow-USA TODAY Sports

After two rounds of fixtures, the United States lead on four points, one ahead of Australia while Sweden have two points. Nigeria prop up the group with a single point.

Sweden controlled much of the first half against the Americans but could not put any real pressure on goalkeeper Hope Solo. The United States brought on all-time leading scorer Abby Wambach in the 68th minute to try to find the breakthrough but she was unable to convert a header late on.

In the final round of group games, Sweden play Australia while the Americans take on Nigeria.

Reporting by Jahmal Corner; Editing by Peter Rutherford

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