It’s bronze or bust for the Stars and Stripes and the Matildas after they did not have a golden glory in the semifinals in Japan
The American women’s team will make sure they end a disappointing Olympic campaign on a high note Australia in the bronze medal match in Tokyo 2020, in Kashima.
The World Cup does not have a golden glory in Japan, but can still leave the matches with a podium finish if they can beat the Matildas in a Group G match in Ibaraki Prefecture.
Before the match, Purpose has the details on how to watch TV, stream online, team news and more.
TV channel, live streaming and how to watch
In the United States (US) this year’s USWNT Olympics football matches can be watched live and on demand fuboTV (watch with a free trial of 7 days).
New users can sign up for a free seven-day trial of the live sports streaming service, which can be accessed via iOS, Android, Chromecast, Amazon Fire TV, Roku and Apple TV as well as via a web browser.
Tension news and timetables
|Goalkeepers||Williams, Micah, Arnold|
|Defenders||Polkinghorne, Kennedy, Catley, Carpenter, Nevin, Grant, Brock|
|Midfielders||Cooney-Cross, Liège, Logarzo, Kellond-Knight, Van Egmond, Yallop|
|Forwards||Kerr, Foord, Fowler, Gielnik, Raso, Simon|
After struggling for extra time to beat Great Britain, the Matildas were unable to muster the strength to beat Sweden in the semi-finals, and will now face off against a team they are already aiming for in a goalless draw. in honor of a podium in Tokyo 2020.
It is unlikely that Tony Gustavsson, who has not been able to beat his home country in the last four, will bring big changes, but he can be persuaded to give teenager Mary Fowler a start up front with Sam Kerr, while the late red card of Ellie Carpenter should open the door for Laura Brock.
Predictions start XI of Australia: Micah; Brock, Kennedy, Polkinghome; Raso, Van Egmond, Yallop, Catley; Fowler, Kerr, Foord.
|Defenders||Dahlkemper, Davidson, Dunn, Krueger, O’Hara, Sauerbrunn, Sonnett|
|Midfielders||Ertz, Horan, Lavelle, Macario, K Mewis, S Mewis|
|Forwards||Heath, Lloyd, Morgan, Press, Rapinoe, Williams|
The overwhelming favorites with an unbeaten streak of 44 games ahead of the Olympics, the Stars and Stripes struggled throughout to make their mark, with a single win at their regular time during the women’s tournament before Canada beat them on Monday.
Now, for their golden generation, it is bronze or bust. Vlatko Andonovski is likely to deploy Megan Rapinoe and Carli Lloyd from the start after coming off the bench in the defeat against Canada, while Adrianna Franch was able to start after Alyssa Naeher was ruled out due to injury.
Predicted USWNT start XI: Franch; O’Hara, Dahlkemper, Sauerbrunn, Dunn; Horan, Ertz, S Mewis; Morgan, Rapinoe, Lloyd.
Recent results and head-to-head
Last five results
|Results in Australia||USWNT results|
|Australia 0-1 Sweden (2 Aug.)||USWNT 0-1 Canada (Aug 2)|
|Great Britain 3-4 Australia (AET) (July 30)||Netherlands 2 (2) – (4) 2 USWNT (July 30)|
|USWNT 0-0 Australia (July 27)||USWNT 0-0 Australia (July 27)|
|Sweden 4-2 Australia (July 24)||New Zealand 1-6 USWNT (July 24)|
|Australia 2-1 New Zealand (July 21)||Sweden 3-0 USWNT (July 21)|
Head to head
|27 July 2021||USWNT 0-0 Australia|
|4 April 2019||USWNT 5-3 Australia|
|29 July 2018||USWNT 1-1 Australia|