Watch: USWNT’s Julie Johnston scores twice in 3–0 win over Colombia

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U.S. women’s national team defender Julie Johnston scored twice in her team’s 3–0 friendly win over Colombia in Pennsylvania on Sunday, capping a two-game sweep of Las Cafeteras following Wednesday's 7-0 thumping in Connecticut.

Before Johnston got on the score sheet, forward Christen Press found the back of the net in 27th minute to get the scoring started. Lindsey Horan played a perfect ball into the box that caught the Colombia defense off guard, and Press flipped the ball over the charging goalkeeper for an easy goal. 

Johnston scored her first goal on a set piece in the 42nd minute. Tobin Heath played a free kick towards the near post from the right side of the box, and Johnston made a lunging kick to connect with the ball. 

Her second goal was just as acrobatic, as Johnston made a diving header on a free kick to knock the ball into the left side of the net. 

Johnston now has nine goals in international play since joining the national team in 2013. 

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