CHESTER, Pa. -- Alex Morgan scored twice and the U.S. women's soccer team beat China 4-1 on Sunday in its second-to-last home exhibition game before leaving for the London Olympics.
Abby Wambach added a goal, and the United States also scored on an own-goal in front of a capacity crowd of 18,573 fans at PPL Park. Zhang Rui scored for China.
After China took the lead in the 22nd minute, Morgan tied it in the 34th and the U.S. pulled ahead on the own-goal in the 36th. Morgan stuck again in the 50th, and Wambach capped the scoring in the 83rd.
"I'm very happy scoring goals, but the happiest thing for us was we changed the game," U.S. coach Pia Sundhage said. "We struggled a bit in the first half, but we turned it around in the second half and the crowd was great. You look at the crowd like this and it makes a difference.
"In the Olympics, we'll have big crowds, and in the World Cup we had big crowds. You have to deal with that feeling, and you should take advantage of it. Playing in front of this crowd is almost like having a 12th player and it's fantastic."
Sundhage picks US Olympic team
Sydney Leroux, who has seven goals in just nine appearances with the U.S., was one of six newcomers on the 18-woman roster for the London Olympics.
Leroux is the only player on the squad who wasn't on the U.S. team at last summer's Women's World Cup, where the Americans lost to Japan on penalties in the title game. She also is the youngest player on the team at 22.
Richland native Hope Solo, a member of the U.S. National team since 2000, also was named to the squad.
"These players make it very difficult to select rosters, and for this Olympic team it was a long, productive and interesting process to cut the pool down to these 18," Sundhage said. "The team is a mix of very experienced players and several new fresh faces."
Joining Leroux as first-time Olympians are Morgan and Megan Rapinoe, key members of that World Cup team, and Kelley O'Hara, Amy LePeilbet and Becky Sauerbrunn. Rapinoe had the assist on Wambach's thunderous header that forced overtime in the quarterfinals against Brazil.
After scoring two goals in Germany as a second-half substitute, Morgan has forced her way into Sundhage's starting lineup with 12 goals in her first 11 games of this year, along with seven assists.
Wambach returns to the Olympic squad after missing the Beijing Games with a broken leg. Eight years ago, she scored the winning goal in the final against Brazil.
Captain Christie Rampone is the first U.S. player to be named to four Olympic teams, and needs to play in one more game to set an American record for Olympic appearances. She shares the record of 16 appearances with four other players.
Sundhage will take her 18-woman team, along with alternates Lori Lindsey, Jill Loyden, Meghan Klingenberg and forward Christen Press, to Sweden for a two-week training camp next month. The Americans will then return home for a June 30 send-off match in Sandy, Utah.
The Americans are two-time defending Olympic champions, beating Brazil in the final each time. Eleven players from the 2008 squad return, including Solo, whose point-blank save of a Marta shot in the 72nd minute was the play of the tournament, and Carli Lloyd, whose goal in extra time gave the United States the gold.
"We want nothing more than a gold medal," Lloyd said earlier this month. "And we're going to do everything we possibly can to be on podium at the end and receive gold medals around our necks."
Goalkeepers: Nicole Barnhart, Hope Solo.
Defenders: Rachel Buehler, Amy LePeilbet, Heather Mitts, Kelley O'Hara, Christie Rampone, Becky Sauerbrunn.
Midfielders: Shannon Boxx, Lauren Cheney, Tobin Heath, Carli Lloyd, Heather O'Reilly, Megan Rapinoe.
Forwards: Sydney Leroux, Alex Morgan, Amy Rodriguez, Abby Wambach.