Result: USWNT 2 - 2 England in 2019 SheBelieves Cup 
 Megan Rapinoe scored the opening goal in USWNT match against Japan. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

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7:03 PM2 years ago

USWNT 2 - England 2

FT: Thank you for following along with me this afternoon. This is Felix Hernandez for VAVEL USA hoping you enjoyed the match. USWNT 2 - England 2. So long everybody!
7:00 PM2 years ago

USWNT 2 - England 2

FT: Lots of lessons need to be learned for the Americans. Many of the mistakes from the last match occurred again. USWNT need a win against Brazil and hope for a draw result in England vs. Japan to have a chance at the SheBelieves silverware. 
6:55 PM2 years ago

USWNT 2 - England 2

Fulltime: With the result Japan is still atop the standings with 4 points with England. Japan has the tiebreaker due to goal differential. USWNT is third with 2 points followed by Brazil at 0 points. 
6:50 PM2 years ago

USWNT 2 - England 2

90+5': Referee blows the final whistle of the match. Match ends in a 2-2 draw. 
6:48 PM2 years ago
90+4': Rapinoe taking down in the box but no call. USWNT was pressing but could not find a way to put one in the back of the net. 
6:46 PM2 years ago
90+3': USWNT and England going back and forth. Defenses holding strong.
6:44 PM2 years ago

USWNT 2 - England 2

90': Fourth official signals a minimum of four minutes of extra time.
6:42 PM2 years ago
89': England's first corner of the match. Cleared by the USWNT. 
6:41 PM2 years ago

England Substitution

88': Taylor IN; Parris OUT.
6:40 PM2 years ago

USWNT Substitution

87': Lloyd IN; Dunn OUT.
6:33 PM2 years ago
81': Rapinoe sends Morgan behind Houghton. Morgan shot goes wide of the near post.
6:32 PM2 years ago

England Substitution

80': Stanway IN; White OUT.
6:31 PM2 years ago
77': Free kick USWNT near the corner flag. Ertz gets on the end of Rapinoe's kick at the near post but header goes wide.
6:26 PM2 years ago
72': Play delayed due to injury to England's Houghton. Walks off on her own. England playing with 10 at the moment.
6:25 PM2 years ago

England Substitution

71': Mead IN; Kirby OUT
6:22 PM2 years ago

USWNT 2 - England 2

66': GOOOOOOOOAAALLLL Heath USWNT! Ensuing corner pin balls in the six yard box. Heath finally pokes it home for the equalizer. USWNT starting picking up their play after the England goal.
6:19 PM2 years ago
66': England fail to clear. Ball finally goes out for a USWNT corner kick.
6:16 PM2 years ago

USWNT Substitution

64': Mewis IN; Lavelle OUT
6:16 PM2 years ago
61': White with another chance for England. USWNT backline breakdown. White's shot goes wide. Just missing the left post.
6:15 PM2 years ago

USWNT Substitution

61': Sauerbrunn IN; O'Hara OUT
6:14 PM2 years ago

USWNT Substitution

55': Press IN; Pugh OUT.
6:07 PM2 years ago

USWNT 1 - England 2

52': GOOOOOOAAAALLL England! Parris put England on top from a great pass from Kirby. Another breakdown from the USWNT backline. 
6:04 PM2 years ago
51': Good movement by England but the play is called a back on an offside. 
6:02 PM2 years ago
48': USWNT chance. Heath stays with the play at the end line. Crosses to Morgan who's shot goes high and wide.
5:58 PM2 years ago

USWNT 1 - England 1

46': Kickoff and the second half is underway. No substitutions. 
5:43 PM2 years ago
Halftime: USWNT 1 - England 1
5:42 PM2 years ago
46': After 1 minute of extra time. Referee blows the whistle for Halftime.
5:40 PM2 years ago
44': USWNT chance. Dunn crosses to O'Hara at the back post. O'Hara tries to lay it Morgan in front but just out of Morgan's reach. 
5:33 PM2 years ago
USWNT 1 - England 1
5:32 PM2 years ago
36': GOOOOOOAAALLLL England! Indirect free kick leads to a goal from Houghton. Curving ball around the wall to the far post, out of the reach of Franch.
5:31 PM2 years ago
34': Indirect free kick for England inside USWNT box due to  illegal back pass. Dahlkemper to Franch.
5:29 PM2 years ago
USWNT 1 - England 0
5:29 PM2 years ago
33': GOOOOOOOOOAALLLL USWNT! Megan Rapinoe blasts a half volley past Bradsley! Poor clearance by England lands to the chest of Rapinoe.
5:25 PM2 years ago
29': Heath goes down in the box but referee holds her whistle. USWNT come back to create a chance for Morgan. Her tough angle shot is saved by Bradsley. 
5:19 PM2 years ago
23': Play resumed as Walsh is back on the field.
5:18 PM2 years ago
21': Play delayed due to injury. England's Walsh is down due to injury.
5:17 PM2 years ago
20': USWNT holding possession trying to break through England's defense. 
5:13 PM2 years ago
18: Free kick from Rapinoe goes into the box but USWNT is called for a foul. Free kick England.
5:10 PM2 years ago
15: England White with a hard foul on Ertz at midfield. Everyone is up and ok.
5:07 PM2 years ago
11: Lavelle is back on the field giving her injury a go. USWNT hold possession. 
5:05 PM2 years ago
10': USWNT playing with 10 while Lavelle tries to work out her injury.
5:04 PM2 years ago
7': Play is delayed due to injury to Rose Lavelle. Looks to have jammed her right knee into the ground trying to save  the ball from going out of bounce.
4:58 PM2 years ago
1': USWNT earn the first corner of the match and the first chance. Ball cleared off the line from England defender McManus. Rapinoe curled the ball in from the corner.
4:56 PM2 years ago
Kickoff: And we are underway for the second match of the   2019 SheBelieves Cup!
4:52 PM2 years ago
National Anthems are finish and are moments away from kickoff!
4:50 PM2 years ago
Squads are coming out for the National Anthems.
4:49 PM2 years ago
In the earlier match, Japan took down Brazil 3-1. Japan scored two late goals in a Brazil possession dominated match. As of now Japan it at the top of the group with four points. (1W-1D-0L)
4:26 PM2 years ago
USWNT lineup stays the same with the exception of Franch who replaces Alyssa Naeher in goal. Naeher is out with a "minor shoulder" injury. This will be the first USWNT cap for Franch.
4:24 PM2 years ago
England Starting XI: Bardsley; Stokes, McManus, Houghton, Daly, Duggan, Walsh, Bronze, Parris, Kirby, White.
4:22 PM2 years ago
USWNT Starting XI: Franch; O'Hara, Dahlkemper, Davidson, Dunn, Ertz, Pugh, Lavelle, Heath, Morgan, Rapinoe.
4:02 PM2 years ago
Starting Lineups coming in shortly!
2:08 PM2 years ago
It's game day in Nashville!
4:59 PM2 years ago
Be sure to check back here as new information such as injuries and starting lineups become available. Then join me Saturday afternoon at 4:30pm EST for LIVE game updates.
4:56 PM2 years ago
Nissan Stadium in Nashville, Tennessee will host both matches on Saturday. First up is Brazil vs. Japan at 2PM EST. Then USWNT vs. England at 4:30PM EST on FOX.
4:53 PM2 years ago
The Lionesses will look to avenge their 1-0 loss from 2018 SheBelieves Cup. The lone goal in that matchup came off England goalkeeper Karen Bardsley own goal in the 58th minute.
4:49 PM2 years ago
England head coach Phil Neville expressed his approval of his defense to the media. “I enjoyed the test our defenders had.” He also expressed how VAR at the [Women’s] World Cup could help penalty decisions be better.
4:48 PM2 years ago
Injuries to regular starters, midfielder Lindsey Horan defender Becky Sauerbrunn, the Americans will have to improve in their defensive half. Center backs Tierna Davidson and Abby Dahlkemper will need to be better. Head coach Jill Ellis announced Sauerbrunn status for England is “To Be Determined” with a minor knee issue. It will be interesting to see if defensive minded midfielders Samantha Mewis or McCall Zerboni get to see the pitch after being left on the bench against Japan.
4:44 PM2 years ago
The match will be a major test for both going into the 2019  FIFA Women’s World Cup. USWNT ranked #1 and England ranked #4 in the world, both will see where they measure up against a top class teams. This matchup may also be a preview to a knockout round match in the upcoming World Cup.
4:41 PM2 years ago
As a result, England Lionesses lead the tournament with three points (1W-0D-0L) and the USWNT are tied for second with one point (0W-1D-0L). Winner could have sole possession of first place depending on the Brazil vs. Japan result.
4:40 PM2 years ago
In the first match of the tournament, the England Lionesses would give up the first goal from a Brazilian penalty. Defender Lucy Bronze fouled Brazilian Marta inside the penalty area. England would score twice in the second half from forwards Ellen White and Beth Mead. White’s equalizer came in the 49th minute from fellow striker Fran Kirby. The goal was White’s fourth career SheBelieves Cup tally and now is the all-time leading goal scorer in tournament history. England’s go ahead goal came in the 75 minute from Mead’s powerful shot-cross from the right side that went over the goalkeeper's reach. England held on for a 2-1 victory.
4:34 PM2 years ago
USWNT took the lead twice but unable to hold off a young Japan squad. The Americans dominated the first half and got on the scoreboard in the 23rd minute. Tobin Heath drove her defender to the right endline and crossed to a waiting Megan Rapinoe to open the scoring. USWNT would take the 1-0 lead into halftime. Japan would take advantage of miscues by the American backline and scored the first equalizer in the 67th minute. Eight minutes later substitute Christen Press made an immediate impact assisting on Alex Morgan’s 99th career international goal giving the Americans their second lead. Again the USWNT were unable to hold the lead in the 91st minute due to more backline trouble and settled for a 2-2 draw.
4:25 PM2 years ago
The USWNT are coming off a tough 2-2 draw against Japan in their first match. The Americans will look to bounce back against an England squad that beat Brazil 2-1 in their first match. Saturday’s afternoon matchup will follow Brazil vs Japan and will take place in Nashville, Tennessee at Nissan Stadium.
2:45 PM2 years ago
Hello and welcome to VAVEL USA’s LIVE coverage of a  2019 SheBelieves Cup match between the United States Women’s National Team and England. My name is Felix Hernandez and I will be your host this afternoon. From now until kickoff on Saturday, March 2 at 4:30PM EST, I will be keeping you updated on news and notes. Be sure to come back at kickoff for LIVE updates.
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