Rio 2016: France swamp Colombia

France routed Colombia 4-0 to take the lead in Group G of the women’s Olympic soccer tournament at the Rio Games.
Rio 2016: France swamp Colombia
Carolina Arias of Colombia and Claire Lavogez of France
France got on the board with an own goal by Colombia’s Carolina Arias 2 minutes into the match at the Mineirao stadium in Belo Horizonte. France›s Eugenie Le Sommer scored in the 14th minute, Camille Abily added to the lead in the 42nd, and Amel Majri closed the scoring in the 82nd. France and the United States each have 3 points in Group G, but the French have a better goal differential. The U.S. defeated New Zealand, 2-0, earlier Wednesday at the Mineirao.  France and the US meet on Saturday in Belo Horizonte.
Other results: Sweden bt South Africa 1-0; Brazil bt China 3-0; Canada bt Australia 2-0; Germany bt Zimbabwe 6-1; US bt New Zealand 2-0; France bt Colombia 4-0.

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