The United States women’s team bids farewell to 2023 with a double friendly against its counterpart from China and this Saturday the first of the two games will take place at the Inter Miami field. DRV PNK Stadium dressed to welcome the United States women’s team that returned to Florida after a year.
Despite not having the classic label, the matchup between the United States and China is already common, as the Asian squad is the second team the USWNT faces most of the time, which will look to extend the positive streak even further. .
It should be noted that this is the first time in five years that the USWNT and China have faced each other, since the last confrontation took place in 2018, where with goals from Megan Rapinoe and Tobin Heath, Team USA won against the Asian team. .
Now with a new process that has begun, the USWNT will look to end 2023 in the best possible way, a year that has been one of many upheavals, especially because of what happened at the World Cup in Australia and New Zealand, which marks the end of Vlatko’s cycle. Andonovski and made way for the arrival of Emma Hayes for 2024.
Emma Hayes will be the big absentee from this game, as her commitments at Chelsea did not allow her to attend to see the team she will be taking on next summer. However, the British coach is expected to listen to these two commitments.
The possible lineup of the USWNT against China at DRV PNK Stadium
Considering that the United States has two commitments against China, Twila Kilgore will certainly rotate her squad, so it is likely that this Saturday she will use a team similar to the one that will be the USWNT’s official starter. competitions.
This is how the USWNT will play against China: Casey Murphy, Emily Fox, Alana Cook, Naomi Girma, MA Vignola, Lindsay Horan, Emily Sonnett, Sophia Smith, Trinity Rodman, Rose Lavelle and Mia Fischel.