United States ladies’s nationwide crew will head to Australia in November. USWNT head coach Vlatko Andonovski has named the 22 participant roster that can journey throughout the globe to face the Matildas in Sydney on Nov. 26 and in Newcastle on Nov. 30.
“We nonetheless have a couple of gamers out with accidents, so this roster is a mix of gamers with lots of expertise in World Cups and Olympics, some who’ve been part of this system for some time however who wish to make their mark in worldwide soccer and some who’re getting a primary likelihood with the Nationwide Crew in an occasion like this,” mentioned Andonovski.
“We have turned the web page in the direction of 2023 World Cup qualifying and barely can we get the possibility to check younger gamers in environments crammed with adversity, so we have to reap the benefits of what these two video games will supply us. It is thrilling to get an opportunity to see all these gamers collectively in our surroundings and provides them an opportunity to play towards among the finest groups on the planet.”
The roster is the newest instance of the doable subsequent period for the USWNT with 10 gamers from the 2020 Olympic Crew and 12 members with 10 caps or much less, together with 5 uncapped gamers. Of the 22 rostered gamers, 21 characterize NWSL golf equipment, with the one exception being Catarina Macario who performs in France with Olympique Lyonnais. Macario has scored eight targets in her final 9 matches with the membership.
The gamers shall be competing for 18 match day spots in Australia. USWNT captain Becky Sauerbrunn is the oldest participant at 36, adopted by Kristie Mewis at 30. The typical age of the remaining 20 gamers is 25.6, with and common age of 26.3 years for the entire roster.
U.S. Ladies’s Nationwide Crew Roster
Goalkeepers: Bella Bixby (Portland Thorns FC; 0 caps), Jane Campbell (Houston Sprint; 7), Casey Murphy (North Carolina Braveness; 0)
Defenders: Alana Prepare dinner (OL Reign; 2 caps/0 targets), Abby Dahlkemper (Houston Sprint; 77/0), Tierna Davidson (Chicago Crimson Stars; 43/1), Emily Fox (Racing Louisville FC; 6/0), Sofia Huerta (OL Reign; 7/0), Becky Sauerbrunn (Portland Thorns FC; 197/0), Emily Sonnett (Washington Spirit; 61/0)
Midfielders: Lindsey Horan (Portland Thorns FC; 106/24), Rose Lavelle (OL Reign; 66/17), Catarina Macario (Olympique Lyon, FRA; 12/3), Kristie Mewis (Houston Sprint; 31/4), Ashley Sanchez (Washington Spirit; 0/0), Andi Sullivan (Washington Spirit; 20/2)
Forwards: Bethany Balcer (OL Reign; 0/0), Ashley Hatch (Washington Spirit; 2/0), Margaret Purce (NJ/NY Gotham FC; 7/2), Sophia Smith (Portland Thorns FC; 10/1), Lynn Williams (North Carolina Braveness; 43/13), Morgan Weaver (Portland Thorns FC; 0/0)
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