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USWNT vs. Australia, 2015 World Cup: Lineups and match thread

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IT'S HERE IT'S HERE IT'S HERE.

The United States' Women's World Cup opener is finally here. Four years of waiting to avenge a loss in the final last time around are over. The quest to end a 16-year drought begins now.

IT'S TIME TO GET THAT THIRD STAR.

Jill Ellis has opted for the starting lineup that most everyone expected. Alex Morgan does not start as she still deals with getting fit following a knee injury, which means Sydney Leroux partners Abby Wambach and the rest of the team is the squad that Ellis has been going to for the better part of a month.

USA lineup: Hope Solo; Ali Krieger, Julie Johnston, Becky Sauerbrunn, Meghan Klingenberg; Christen Press, Carli Lloyd, Lauren Holiday, Megan Rapinoe; Abby Wambach, Sydney Leroux

The match starts at 7:30 p.m. ET and can be seen live on Fox Sports 1 and NBC Deportes. Now screw the hype and the analysis, we've been waiting for this long enough.

COME ONNNNN YOU YANKS.