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Women's World Cup: US defeats Chile to clinch spot in next round

PARIS - For Jill Ellis, managing the first two games of the Women's World Cup has been a little like coaching in a youth tournament.

Everybody plays.

In Sunday's 3-0 win over Chile - a match that was lopsided everywhere but on the scoreboard - Ellis emptied her bench, making seven changes to the lineup she used in last week's opener. And the move worked brilliantly, with Carli Lloyd getting her first start of the tournament and scoring twice in the first 35 minutes.

Julie Ertz

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