AUS W vs USA W Dream11: The world champions USA will be back in action as they take on the Australia Women for the bronze meal match at Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Both Australia and USA are on the back of 1-0 defeats to Sweden and Canada respectively in the semi finals . A win for the Australian women could turn out to be historic, as this would bag their first ever medal in women’s football at the Olympics. As for the USA, they had a disappointing campaign in 2016 and crashed out out in the quarter finals. They too will be keen on attaining an Olympic medal to redeem themselves from Rio.
Date: August 5, Thursday
Kick-Off: 1:30 PM (IST)
Australia Women: WLDWL
USA Women: LWDDL
Where to Watch AUS W vs USA W Live Score and Stream: The game can be broadcasted live on teh Sony Sports Network.
Head to Head
From the last five meetings between the two sides, it’s Australia that have the upper hand with three wins, in contrast to USA’s two wins
Australia Women News
Injury Report and Unavailability: Elli Carpenter was sent off in the semi finals, and misses out here.
Expected Changes and Strategy: Micah should be starting in at goal, while, Catley, Kennedy and Luik could line up in defence. Yallop, Logarzo, Van Egmond and Raso should feature higher up the pitch. Foord, Kerr and Simon are in contention to lead the attack.
Micah; Catley, Kennedy, Luik; Yallop, Logarzo, Van Egmond, Raso; Foord, Kerr, Simon
USA Women News
Injury Report and Unavailability: Naeher could be on the sidelines after sustaining a knee injury recently.
Expected Changes and Strategy: Franch should be starting in at goal, while, Dunn, Davidson, Sauerbrunn and O’Hara could line up in defence. Horan, Ertz and Lavelle are expected to feature in midfield. Rapinoe, Lloyd and Heath should be leading the attack up top.
Franch; Dunn, Davidson, Sauerbrunn, O’Hara; Horan, Ertz, Lavelle; Rapinoe, Lloyd, Heath
J Ertz can be the creative outlet for the USA Women. Ertz has to assists to her name from the last five appearances.
S Kerr has been in sublime form for Australia in the Tokyo Olympics 2020. Kerr has bagged five goals from the five appearances so far. She can be added to the AUS W vs USA W Dream11 Team.
C Press and A Morgan both have a goal each from the last five appearances and should be starting for USA. They can also be added to the AUS W vs USA W Dream11 Fantasy Football team.
T Yallop has also done decently well for Australia. Yallop has a goal and an assist to her name from the previous five appearances.
L Jpram and R Lavelle also have a goal apiece in the Olympics and are expected to start for the USA.
GK: T Micah
DEF: A Kennedy, C Dunn, K O’Hara
MID: E V Egmond, C Logarzo, R Lavelle, M Rapinoe
FOR: S Kerr, A Morgan, C Press
Australia have comparatively been more towards the consistent side of things in the Tokyo Olympics 2020. However, despite of USA’s slip ups on certain occasions, they do have the experience of handling pressure on the big stage and will be keen on bring a medal home. With that being said, the AUS-W vs USA-W Today Match Prediction odds are in favor of USA to get the win here.