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Training Ramps Up in Sweden


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With the Olympic Team set and the U.S. focusing on the upcoming matches in Sweden, the squad will be training mostly just once a day (as opposed to the numerous double-days the team has experienced this year in preparation for the Olympics), but that means that one training is even more intense and just a wee bit longer in length.

The USA is getting the treat of training on the fantastic pitch at Ullevi Stadium in Gothenburg, which seats about 39,000 but is not used much for football anymore as the local clubs play at smaller venues.

Still, the stadium will host both Madonna and Bruce Springsteen concerts in July so the U.S. team is no doubt a good warm-up act for those musical legends.

The USA's basic schedule in Sweden until the matches commence is as follows:
Rest or strolling/shopping
Watch back-t0-back European Championship matches (sandwich around dinner)

Not a bad day at all.

Heather O'Reilly runs at Kelley O'Hara

Amy Rodriguez tries to find room to shoot as Rachel Buehler closes

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