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Simone Laudehr scores on penalty kick, Germany beats Canada 2-1 in women's soccer game

  • Germany's Simone Laudehr, right, celebrates her penalty kick goal as Canada's Christine Sinclair looks on during the second half of an international women's soccer game in Vancouver, British Columbia on Wednesday, June 18, 2014.  (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Darryl Dyck)

    Germany's Simone Laudehr, right, celebrates her penalty kick goal as Canada's Christine Sinclair looks on during the second half of an international women's soccer game in Vancouver, British Columbia on Wednesday, June 18, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Darryl Dyck)  (The Associated Press)

  • Germany's Nadine Kebler, left, tries to get her foot on the ball but misses while under pressure from Canada's Desiree Scott during the second half of an international women's soccer game in Vancouver, British Columbia on Wednesday, June 18, 2014.  (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Darryl Dyck)

    Germany's Nadine Kebler, left, tries to get her foot on the ball but misses while under pressure from Canada's Desiree Scott during the second half of an international women's soccer game in Vancouver, British Columbia on Wednesday, June 18, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Darryl Dyck)  (The Associated Press)

  • Canada's Rebecca Quinn, left, and Germany's Alexandra Popp vie for the ball during the first half of an international women's soccer game in Vancouver, B.C., on Wednesday June 18, 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

    Canada's Rebecca Quinn, left, and Germany's Alexandra Popp vie for the ball during the first half of an international women's soccer game in Vancouver, B.C., on Wednesday June 18, 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck  (The Associated Press)

Simone Laudehr scored on a penalty kick in the 66th minute to help Germany beat Canada 2-1 in a women's exhibition game Wednesday night.

Lotzen was brought down by Canadian defender Kadeisha Buchanan in the penalty area. Laudehr stepped up and blasted a shot into the roof of the net past goalkeeper Erin McLeod.

Lena Lotzen opened the scoring for Germany in the 29th minute, and Sophie Schmidt tied it in the 53rd.

A crowd of 15,618 attended the game at B.C. Place Stadium, the site of the women's World Cup final in July 2015.