The USWNT wraps up its 2013 schedule against Brazil on Sunday, Nov. 10, at the Florida Citrus Bowl in Orlando, Fla
The match kicks off at 3:30 p.m. ET and will be broadcast on NBC,
The meeting of the world’s top-ranked U.S. team against fourth-ranked Brazil marks the first match between the countries in the United States since 2008, when the USA pulled out a 1-0 victory in San Diego during the game in which Abby Wambach broke her leg. The teams have played three times since – in Beijing, China, at the 2008 Olympic gold medal game; in Dresden, Germany, during the historic 2011 FIFA Women’s World Cup quarterfinal; and in Chiba, Japan, during an international tournament in April 2012. The match will be the USA’s first visit to Orlando and the Citrus Bowl since May 22, 1999, when the U.S. also played Brazil. That 3-0 U.S. victory featured Mia Hamm scoring her 108th-career goal to break the international scoring record.
Tom Sermanni’s squad selection against Brazil: Nicole Barnhart, Alyssa Naeher, Hope Solo, Rachel Buehler, Stephanie Cox, Kristie Mewis, Christie Rampone, Leigh Ann Robinson, Becky Sauerbrunn, Yael Averbuch, Amber Brooks, Lauren Holiday, Carli Lloyd, Heather O’Reilly, Erika Tymrak, Lindsey Horan, Sydney Leroux, Alex Morgan, Abby Wambach.
Brazil squad to face USA: Thaís Picarte, Luciana, Tayla, Andreia Rosa, Alline Calandrini, Rílany, Andressa Alves, Rafinha, Maria, Thaisa, Bia, Laylla Cruz, Rosana, Raquel, Debinha, Adriane, Thaisinha – View more details.
The USA heads into its last match of 2013 with a 12-0-3 record. The draws came against European champion Germany and Sweden, which lost to Germany in the semifinal of last summer’s UEFA Women’s Championship, and most recently a 1-1 tie with New Zealand on Oct. 30. The U.S. Women are riding a 38-game unbeaten streak since their last loss, a 1-0 defeat to Japan on March 5, 2012, at the Algarve Cup in Portugal. (The U.S. record for an unbeaten streak is 51 games, set from Dec. 8, 2004, through Sept. 22, 2007).
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Live Match Updates:
USA 4-1 Brazil (Leroux 15′, 36′, Wambach 17′(p), Rosana 25′, Tymrak 77′)
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