The United States Women’s National Team take the field this afternoon down in Fort Lauderdale as they play hosts to China in the penultimate match of 2023. The USWNT look to once again survive a test against a team that played at the 2023 Women’s World Cup, but this time they look to do it with a new look.
With some players either joining the mix for the first time or returning after lengthy absences from the national team, there’s an air of newness around this camp. With Emma Hayes now the coach but still having things flow through interim coach Twila Kilgore in the short term, fans are looking to see what new beginnings this team will bring on the field. Whether it’s fresh tactics, a new style of play, or new combinations of players, how the USWNT pressures China will be something to watch.
China is not going to be an easy opponent, and this rivalry goes back decades. With the two teams facing each other for the 59th time, despite the fact it has been a few years since their last contest, expect for the rivalry to pick right up like no time has passed. That should make for an intriguing match that will contain some drama and, hopefully for the USWNT, some superstar moments.
United States lineup:
Our penultimate Starting XI of 2023 pic.twitter.com/AtTfGiQZZU— U.S. Women's National Soccer Team (@USWNT) December 2, 2023
12-Xu Huan, 2-Li Mengwen, 3-Dou Jiaxing, 5-Liu Yanqiu, 8-Yao Wei, 9-Shen Mengyu, 17-Yan Jinjin, 19-Zhang Linyan, 20-Wu Rigumula, 23-Tang Jiali, 25-Wang Siqian
How to Watch
Advertised Kick-off Time: 3:00pm Eastern, 12:00pm Pacific
Venue: DRV PNK Stadium, Fort Lauderdale
Available TV: TNT (English), Telemundo (Spanish), Universo (Spanish)
Available Streaming: Max (English), Peacock (Spanish), FuboTV (Free Trial)
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