Two years after the triumph of the Stars and Stripes in France, they will want to defeat their fellow finalists of the World Cup for a medal
The American women’s team will try to avoid the ominousness of another Olympic quarterfinal if they win the The Netherlands in a World Cup final in Tokyo 2020.
Two years after the victory of the Stars and Stripes in France 2019, the pair meet in the last eight, with a semi-final and a shot at a medal on the line in Yokohama.
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 the USWNT Olympics soccer matches can be watched live and on demand fuboTV (watch with a free 7-day trial).
New users can sign up for a free seven-day trial of the live sports streaming service, which is accessible via iOS, Android, Chromecast, Amazon Fire TV, Roku and Apple TV, as well as via a web browser.
Team news and schedules
|Goalkeepers||Van Veenendaal, Kop, Geurts|
|Defenders||Wilms, Van der Gragt, Nouwen, Van Dongen, Folkertsma, Van Es, Janssen, Dekker|
|Midfielders||Roord, Van de Donk, Pelova, Groenen, Kaagman|
|Forwards||Van de Sanden, Smits, Miedema, Martens, Beerensteyn, Jansen|
With a total of 21 goals in their three Group F matches – with a striking average of seven per game – the Orange seem to be the best team to beat in Tokyo 2020.
After exchanging a selection at intervals against China, they are likely to return to a similar series for the stronger Test of the Stars and Stripes, with captain Sari van Veenendaal wanting to compensate for the events at Parc Olympique Lyonnais two year. ago.
Predicted Netherlands starts XI: Van Veenendaal; Wilms, Janssen, Nouwen, Van Dongen; Roord, Groenen, Van de Donk; Van de Sanden, Beerensteyn, Martens.
|Goalkeepers||Campbell, Fanch, Naeher|
|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|
Vlatko Andonovski’s quest for an Olympic gold to match the USWNT’s World Cup crown was, with just one win of their Group G campaign, a less than conspicuous journey by the standard of the team.
Against another heavyweight contender, however, they will have to act – and with talents like Megan Rapinoe and Alex Morgan at the forefront of their attack, they will hope to hit a rich form when they need it most.
Predicted USWNT start XI: Naeher, O’Hara, Dahlkemper, Sauerbrunn, Dunn, Lavelle, Ertz, Horan, Press, Morgan, Rapinoe.
Recent results and head-to-head
Last five results
|Netherlands results||USWNT results|
|Netherlands 8-2 China (July 27)||USWNT 0-0 Australia (July 27)|
|Netherlands 3-3 Brazil (July 24)||New Zealand 1-6 USWNT (July 24)|
|Zambia 3-10 Netherlands (21 July)||Sweden 3-0 USWNT (July 21)|
|Netherlands 7-0 Norway (15 Jun)||USWNT 4-0 Mexico (July 5)|
|Italy 1-0 Netherlands (10 Jun)||USNWT 4-0 Mexico (July 1)|
Head to head
|27 November 2020||USWNT 2-0 Netherlands|
|7 July 2019||USWNT 2-0 Netherlands|
|18 Sep 2016||USWNT 3-1 Netherlands|