USWNT roster: New look US squad on show for pair of friendlies in Australia

United States girls’s nationwide crew will head to Australia in November. USWNT head coach Vlatko Andonovski has named the 22 participant roster that may 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 combination of gamers with quite a lot 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 Workforce in an occasion like this,” mentioned Andonovski. 

“We have turned the web page in direction of 2023 World Cup qualifying and barely can we get the prospect to check younger gamers in environments stuffed with adversity, so we have to benefit from 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 in opposition to the most effective groups on the earth.”

The roster is the most recent instance of the doable subsequent period for the USWNT with 10 gamers from the 2020 Olympic Workforce and 12 members with 10 caps or much less, together with 5 uncapped gamers. Of the 22 rostered gamers, 21 symbolize 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 can 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 common age of the remaining 20 gamers is 25.6, with and common age of 26.3 years for the whole roster.

U.S. Ladies’s Nationwide Workforce Roster

Goalkeepers: Bella Bixby (Portland Thorns FC; 0 caps), Jane Campbell (Houston Sprint; 7), Casey Murphy (North Carolina Braveness; 0)

Defenders: Alana Cook 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) | USWNT roster: New look US squad on show for pair of friendlies in Australia

Curtis Crabtree

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