VIDEO: Sydney Leroux scores in NWSL return

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After missing time with an injury and then having a child, the USWNT forward notched an early goal in domestic play.

Despite more than two years away, from the field it looks like Sydney Leroux hasn't missed a beat.

The forward put FC Kansas City up early in Sunday evening's match against the Boston Breakers, putting a long ball from defender Becky Sauerbrunn into the back of the net.

Leroux was initially sidelined by an ankle injury and then took time off to have a child. She posted on Instagram that she'd spent 656 days away from the field.

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Amy Rodriguez scored early in the second half to put FCKC even further ahead, and the team held on for a 2-0 victory.