The U.S. women’s national football team ranked first in the world, defending the World Cup champion, unbeaten in 44 games, and is about to usher in the 2021 Tokyo Olympics. Of course, USWNT is the overwhelming advantage of winning the Olympic gold medal in Tokyo.
But the Americans will prepare for their work in the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games against the world number 5 Sweden team. The Swedes defeated the USWNT in the quarter-finals of the last Olympic Games and ended the US team’s winning streak with a 1-1 draw last April. This is the only game the US team has failed to win since January 2019.
American women usually appear on important occasions, even in the early stages of the tournament, this will be one of them. Setting the tone for the rest of the game, retaliating and sending messages to other opponents would be an ideal start for the US Championship.
This should be a close, high-quality game, head-to-head with some of the best players in the world. Regardless of the result, both teams will have two group matches.The top two finishers and the best third place team Will advance from the group Enter the quarterfinals.
Sports news is tracking real-time updates, turning points and highlights of the Tokyo Stadium Group G matches. Keep track of the score and keep up to date with the latest developments at all important moments.
USWNT vs. Sweden live score
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Minute 1: We walked. Sweden has an early spell.
4:28 AM: Stadium scene before kick-off:
4:25 AM: The kick-off is almost here. The national anthem is now being played.
4:01 AM: These figures show that the United States has won, but Sweden has been tough on the Americans in recent years:
#USWNT At 3:30 in the morning Beijing time, in the United States and Telemundo, the Olympic Games will be against Sweden!
🇺🇸 The United States has a 13-1-4 record in the Olympic group stage and only lost to Norway in 2008.
🇸🇪 Sweden eliminated the United States in PK at the 2016 Olympics.
😴 More notes when I wake up…
-Paul Carr (@PaulCarr) July 21, 2021
3:48 AM: Los Angeles Times reporter Kevin Baxter was on the ground in Tokyo:
12:30 noon: Watch this video and you will get all the adrenaline you need to spend these two hours:
To the best fans in the world🇺🇸⚽️,
Thousands of miles and many time zones away, when we started our Olympic journey, we still felt that your energy and your support meant everything.
Get ready now because
Here 👏we are here! 👏 pic.twitter.com/nmcxIMUYuZ
-American Football WNT (@USWNT) July 21, 2021
12:23 am: The first morning with Olympic football. Guarantee, it won’t be so bad:
USWNT VS Sweden starting lineup
All eyes are on the US Women’s National Team coach Vlatko Andonovski and his first starting lineup in the first major game. Megan Rapinoe and Carli Lloyd started the game with midfielder Julie Ertz, who was suspended after a long-term injury After playing.
At the same time, the Swedes played in a mirrored 4-3-3 formation instead of a five-man defensive formation.Defender Magda Eriksson unexpectedly missed the match day roster Seems to be related to injury, While Juventus striker Lina Hurtig is sitting on the bench.
USWNT first release (4-3-3, from left to right): 1-Alyssa Naeher — 2-Crystal Dunn, 4-Becky Sauerbrunn, 17-Abby Dahlkemper, 5-Kelley O’Hara — 3-Samantha Mewis, 9-Lindsey Horan, 16-Rose Lavelle — 11-Christen Press, 13-A Morgan, 7-Tobin Heath
USWNT alternatives: 18-Adrianna Franch-GK, 12-Tierna Davidson, 14-Emily Sonnett, 8-Julie Ertz, 6-Kristie Mewis, 10-Carli Lloyd, 15-Megan Rapinoe. Absent: 22-Jane Campbell-GK, 20-Casey Krueger, 19-Catarina Macario, 21-Lynn Williams
Sweden starting (4-3-3, from left to right): 1-Hedvig Lindahl-2-Jonna Andersson, 14-Nathalie Bjorn, 13-Amanda Ilestedt, 4-Hanna Glas-17-Caroline Seger (Captain), 9-Kosovare Asllani, 16-Filippa Angeldal-18-Fridolina Rolfo, -Stina Blackstenius, 10-Sophia Jacobson
Sweden substitute: 12-Jennifer Falk-GK, 3-Emma Kullberg, 5-Hanna Bennison, 15-Olivia Schough, 20-Julia Roddar, 7-Madelen Janogy, 8-Lina Hurtig. Absent: 22-Zecira Musovic-GK, 6-Magdalena Eriksson, 19-Anna Anvegard, 21-Rebecka Blomqvist
How to watch the Olympic football match between the United States and Sweden
- date: Wednesday, July 21
- time: 4:30 a.m. EDT
- TV channel: U.S. Network
- Spanish TV: Telemundo
- TV playback: NBCSN (8:30 AM Eastern Time and 6 PM Eastern Time)
- stream media: Fubo TV, NBCOlympics.com, TelemundoDeportes.com, NBC Sports app and Telemundo Deportes app (with user authentication)
The United States vs. Sweden will be broadcast live on the USA Network and Telemundo at 4:30 am EST. The game is scheduled to replay on NBCSN on Wednesday at 8:30 am EST and 6 pm EST. NBCSN can interact with fuboTV (7-day free trial).
All Olympic football matches will be broadcast live in the United States through NBCOlympics.com, TelemundoDeportes.com, NBC Sports app and Telemundo Deportes app-all of which require user authentication.