Brazil has long been a country that has done its best to terrify US women’s national team fans, even if their actual win-loss record against them is spotty at best. But there’s always a hint of what if this time Marta does that thing? Or, of late, what if this time Debinha goes full Debinha? There were other problems of note that popped up in watching Brazil beat Argentina: their commitment to keeping two fast forwards relatively high for the chance at a direct counter, their goalkeeper Aline Reis having some good hands and decent distribution, their ability to stay wide but slash inside through multiple midfielders. The upside is that they were playing against a relatively slow Argentina, and that just won’t be the case (we hope) against the United States.
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We’ll have starting XIs as they’re available.
USA starting XI: Alyssa Naeher, Crystal Dunn, Abby Dahlkemper, Becky Sauerbrunn, Emily Sonnett, Lindsey Horan, Julie Ertz, Rose Lavelle, Christen Press, Alex Morgan, Lynn Williams
Today’s Starting XI to take on ! #SheBelievesCup x @Visa— U.S. Soccer WNT (@USWNT) February 21, 2021
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Brazil starting XI:
Bárbara, Kathellen, Bruna Benites, Rafaelle, Tamires, Bia Zaneratto, Andressinha, Andressa Alves, Marta, Ludmila, Debinha
Se liga na escalação da Seleção Brasileira Feminina para o jogão contra os EUA!— CBF Futebol (@CBF_Futebol) February 21, 2021
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USA vs. Brazil
Sunday, February 21
3 PM ET / 12 PM PT
Airing live on FS1 and TUDN in the US
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Global reach! More exciting broadcast news! The 2021 #SheBelievesCup presented by @Visa will be broadcast to a record-setting 27 countries around the world!— U.S. Soccer WNT (@USWNT) February 18, 2021