Canada v USA May 2014

Canada and USA will go head to head again in a international friendly on Thursday 8 May 2014.

The international friendly between Canada and USA will take place on Thursday 8 May 2014 at Investors Group Field. Kick-off is scheduled for 19:00 (local time) / 20:00 (ET) and will be broadcast on Sportsnet One.

This will be the second meeting for the two rivals this year, after USA beat Canada 1-0 in Texas at the beginning of the year.

John Herdman has selected the following players: Karina LeBlanc, Erin McLeod, Kadeisha Buchanan, Robyn Gayle, Carmelina Moscato, Rebecca Quinn, Rhian Wilkinson, Sura Yekka, Kaylyn Kyle, Diana Matheson, Sophie Schmidt, Desiree Scott, Jessie Fleming, Ashley Lawrence, Brittany Baxter, Jonelle Filigno, Nkem Ezurike, Adriana Leon, Christine Sinclair, Josée Bélanger and Melissa Tancredi. View more details about the Canada WNT selection to play USA.

USWNT interim head coach Jill Ellis has named 22 players who will travel to Canada: Ashlyn Harris, Jill Loyden, Hope Solo, Stephanie Cox, Crystal Dunn, Whitney Engen, Meghan Klingenberg, Ali Krieger, Nikki Marshall, Kelley O’Hara, Christie Rampone, Becky Sauerbrunn, Morgan Brian, Lauren Holiday, Julie Johnston, Carli Lloyd, Allie Long, Heather O’Reilly, Sydney Leroux, Christen Press, Amy Rodriguez and Abby Wambach. View more about the USWNT to play Canada.

Jill Ellis commented on the US Soccer website; “With World Cup qualifying in less than six months, each game against a quality opponent is significant for this group, but no question  playing Canada in Canada stirs the emotions and gives it greater meaning. We have been scouting the NWSL games, and we have some injuries, so I think the roster is indicative of some of the top performers playing in the league at the moment. I am looking forward to getting the group to Winnipeg and having a few days of prep before the match.”

What are your views? Leave your comments below.

1 Comment
  1. Gina West 6 years ago

    USA should win the match… But for some reason I have a feeling we may see Canada winning on home soil tonight.

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