LONDON (CBS/AP) — The United States recovered from a slow start to edge Romania 10-8 in men’s water polo at the London Olympics.
Trailing 5-3 halfway through the second quarter, the Americans cranked up the defense and shut down Romania while scoring four unanswered goals of their own — two of them from veteran Ryan
Bailey — to take control of the match.
Bailey and Peter Varellas led the Americans with three goals apiece.READ MORE: 'I Was Desperate': Prince Harry And Meghan's Bombshell Interview
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Azevedo got a red card at the end of game, but will be able to play in the next game against host team Great Britan