International Friendly: USA vs Nigeria

USWNT vs Nigeria – International Friendly, Submitted by Allstate
Date: September 6, 2022
place: Audi area Washington DC
Broadcasting: ESPN2
broadcast time: 6 p.m. Eastern time
Official start time: 6:08 PM ET

Starting from the eleventh against Nigeria: 18- Casey Murphy; 3- Alana Cook, 8-Sofia Huerta, 9-Mallory Pugh, 10-Lindsey Horan, 11-Sophia Smith, 12- Naomi Germa 13- Alex Morgan, 14-Sam Coffey, 16-Rose Lavell, 19-Emily Fox

Available Subs: 1- Alyssa Naher, 2- Ashley Sanchez, 4- Becky Soerbronn, 5-Hailie Mace, 6-Savannah DeMelo, 7-Ashley Hatch, 15-Megan Rapinoe, 17- Andy Sullivan, 20- Taylor Cornick, 21- Aubrey Kingsbury, 22- Kristi Mewes, 23- Midge Pierce

game notes | Five things to know – Nigeria

  • USWNT Starting Maximum Numbers XI (including this match): Morgan (198), Horan (118), LaVille (80), Bo (80), Smith (23), Huerta (21), Fox (19), Cook (16), Murphy (9), Jerma (7), Coffee (1)
  • Starting Tuesday, the starting lineup includes three different players from the squad that started against Nigeria in Kansas City: Casey Murphy to Alyssa Naher in goal, Naomi Jerma in central defense to Becky Soerbrunn and Sam Kofi in place of Andy Sullivan in midfield.
  • This starting lineup averages 51 caps per player with Morgan and Horan the only two players in the lineup with over 100 caps. Seven players – Smith, Huerta, Fox, Cook, Murphy, Jerma and Covey – have made less than 25 caps.
  • twenty three years Sam Coffee She got the starting nod as she makes her international debut with the US women’s national team. Kofi, who received her first National Team call-up in June, became the 250The tenth A woman earns the maximum USWNT Championship and the sixth player to win the first US title this year. she is 16The tenth Player in general to earn a cap under coach Vlatko Andonovsky.
  • Lindsey Horan She will wear the captain’s squad because it earns her 118The tenth Maximum career and makes it 10The tenth The beginning of 2022. Horan scored her first goal in the year 26The tenth From her international career in the September 3 victory over Nigeria. Since the beginning of 2020, Horan has played in 39 matches for the USA and was directly involved in 22 goals – with 14 goals and eight assists.
  • make the start at the goal, Casey Murphy She will earn her ninth career title by starting her seventh career in 2022. Murphy has started three out of five matches for USA in the 2022 Concacaf W Championship and most recently saw semi-final matches on July 14 against Costa Rica. Murphy has had seven eliminations in her career in her previous eight matches.
  • Alana Cook You’ll make it 12The tenth The beginning of the year where she earns her 16 yearsThe tenth Generally cover with USWNT. Cook leads the United States with a total of 926 minutes played in 2022 and has played the full 90 minutes in eight of the 11 games so far this year.
  • Emily Fox She is set to earn 19The tenth Max function because it makes 11The tenth Appearance – and 11The tenth the beginning of the year. The Ashburn, Virginia, player scored her first international pass on Saturday, setting up Sophia Smith’s goal in first-half stoppage time. Entering Tuesday’s game against Nigeria, Fox has played in 14 of 17 matches for the USA since the FIFA window in October 2021, starting 13 games during that time.
  • defender Naomi Germa She will earn her seventh cap as she begins her fifth career. Girma, who made her international debut on April 12 against Uzbekistan, has fought four matches and started two matches in the Concacaf W Championship, where she was selected in the tournament as Best XI alongside Becky Sauerbrunn, Alex Morgan and Rose Lavelle.
  • Sofia Huerta She will make her fourth consecutive debut at the age of 21Street Career appearance of the USA. Huerta has played a full 90 minutes in each of her last three matches for the USWNT, a streak that began with a Concacaf W semi-final win over Costa Rica. Huerta was one of four American players to appear in every CWC game.
  • Rose Lavell you’ll make it 80The tenth International appearances as they make it 11The tenth Beginning of 2022. Laville, along Mallory Bow, becomes No. 47The tenth and 48The tenth Players in USWNT history to collect 80 or more caps. Laville has He directly participated in nine goals in the last 10 matches for the USA, scored three goals and added six assists.
  • After receiving the Golden Ball honor at the Concacaf W Championship and back again in the September 3 victory over Nigeria, Alex Morgan She’ll make her 5th straight debut as she earns 198The tenth Cover with USWNT. Morgan scored in consecutive games for the USWNT – both knocked out on penalties – and now has four goals in the year and 119 in her international career.
  • Mallory Bog You will earn her 80The tenth Maximum job because it makes it 12 years oldThe tenth start and 13The tenth Appearing in USWNT 2022. Leading USA Pugh Seven assists in the year and ranks second in scoring with six goals. With 24 career international goals and 27 assists, 24-year-old Pugh is on the cusp of becoming the only 18-year-old.The tenth A player in USWNT history with over 25 goals and 25+ assists, a feat you could have accomplished before the age of 25.
  • Sophia Smith She will make her team a high level 13The tenth Beginning of the year where you earn 23research and development career cover. Smith, 22, leads USA in scoring with nine goals this year, coming off with two goals, and one assist, against Nigeria in Kansas City. Smith She has a total of 10 goals during her first 22 matches. The only players in USWNT history to have scored more goals in their first 22 caps are Abby Wambach (14), Christy Welch (13), Karen Jennings-Gabarra (12), Kristen Price (12) and Smith. Michelle Akers tied for sixth-fastest double-digit goalscorer in USWNT history, scoring her 10The tenth Target in her hat 22.
  • With Kofi starting tonight, Savannah DeMello is the only unselected player on this list. If DeMelo sees the field, she will be 251Street A woman earns the maximum USWNT and 7th in 2022.

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