Thank you all for joining us in this intense duel with an exciting ending, it has been a pleasure to be with all of you. See you all again!
Louise Quinn’s header goes high;
The referee has added six minutes of pronlogación
Ireland double substitution and Amber Barrett, Tara O’Hanlon enter the field.
Ireland almost equalized after Denise O’Sullivan’s pass to Krya Carusa, who shot wide;
Alyssa Thompson’s pass to Ashley Sanchez just misses the target;
Ashley Hatch almost scored the United States’ second, but the ball narrowly missed the goal;
Julie Ertz’s shot goes over the goal;
Alyssa Thompson’s shot, but again the Irish goalkeeper saves the goal;
Enter for the United States: Kristie Mewis, while there are two changes for the Irish, with Hayley Nolan and Ciara Grant entering the field.
Yellow card to Ruesha Littlejohn, the first of the match;
Sofia Huerta’s cross, but Courtney Brosnan, the Irish goalkeeper, gets the ball.
The second half starts with four changes in the U.S. National Team;
Alana Cook gives the U.S. National Team the lead, her first goal as a U.S. international;
Sophia Smith fell inside the area, but the referee did not call a penalty kick;
Kelley O’Hara’s cross into the area is cleared by Ireland midfielder Marissa Sheva.
Change in the United States: captain Becky Sauerbrunn is replaced by Tierna Davison and the captain’s armband goes to Lindsay Horan.
Katie McCabe’s cross but the goalkeeper, Casey Murphy, steps up to get the ball;
Katie McCabe’s shot is saved by the U.S. goalkeeper;
Corner kick that Sofia Huerta hangs and arrives from the second line to the center Sauerbrunn, but the ball crashes against the crossbar.
The match begins
The players of both teams are already on the field, before the start of the match, both national anthems are played.
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In addition to the match against the United States, in February they played a friendly match against China, which ended in a goalless draw. They qualified for this year’s World Cup by finishing second in the group with 17 points and played a play-off against Scotland, which they won 1-0.
The U.S. women’s team has won seven consecutive matches and has not lost since November 2022, when they lost to Germany in a friendly match. In February, they won the Shebelieves Cup by defeating Brazil, Canada and Japan and are coming off a win over Ireland in this match. All this in preparation for the Women’s World Cup to be played this year in July.
The U.S. and Ireland Women’s National Teams have met twice in history, with the U.S. team winning twice. The first time was in 2019 in a friendly match where the U.S. team won 3-0, while last Saturday they met again and this time it ended 2-0 after goals from Horan and Fox.
The United States Women and Ireland Women will meet in a friendly match for the second time this season;
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