Goals and Highlights: USWNT 3-0 Portugal, 2019 Game Victory Tour
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Goals and Highlights: USWNT 3-0 Portugal, 2019 Game Victory Tour

Rewatch the goals and best moments of USWNT 3-0 victory over Portugal in the 2019 Victory Tour.

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Melina Gaspar
Rewatch the game's goals and best moments
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USA 3, Portugal 0

 

The final whistle blows on the second match between Portugal and the United States at the Victory Tour. Carli Lloyd scores a brace in the first half and Lindsey Horan added the final goal near the end of the match.

USA 3, Portugal 0
USA GOOOAAALLLLLL!!!!

 

Christen Press takes a corner in the 83rd minute that finds the head of Lindsey Horan, who sends it into the top of the goal.

80' Dolores Silva gets a yellow for a professional foul against Julie Ertz.
Carli Lloyd gets booked in the 78th minute for a foul away from the ball.
Kristen Hamilton, the only uncapped player on the roster, comes on in the 76th minute for fellow North Carolina Courage forward Jess McDonald. It is her first appearance in the red, white, and blue.
A sell-out crowd of 19,600 is in attendance tonight. Not a bad night for the USWNT.
70' USA earns a corner kick after Lindsey Horan has the ball tackled away from her.
Lindsay Horan takes a moonshot that hits the crossbar. '61
Carli Lloyd slides back into midfield with the sub.
Pugh coming on for Sam Mewis in the 57th minute. 
Second half underway!

4 changes for the U.S.

Press, Davidson, Short, and  Horan on for Dunn, Saurbrunn, Sonnet, and Heath 

Halftime
Halftime in Minneapolis, the U.S. lead 2-0. 
'42 

Carolina Mendes goes down after a knock from Becky  Saurbrunn.

Carli is hungry for that hattrick.  
'38 McDonald's cross for Lloyd goes off the crossbar
'32
'32 

Lloyd takes a textbook penalty after being tripped in the box.

2-0 US

'21 After a few botched clearances, McDonald finds Lloyd for the first of the night. 
'17 

A great ball from Dahlkemper to Lloyd goes just wide. 

 

'16 

Free kick awarded to the US as Morgan Brian is fouled

And we're off! Your No.1 USWNT vs. No.30 Portugal!
Ian Darke and Julie Foudy on the call for ESPN at another sellout Victory Tour game from Allianz Field in Minneapolis   
Alison Schwab here for you tonight.  
And here is Portugal's starting lineup: Ines Pereira, Mónica Mendes, Silvia Rebelo, Diana Gomes, Ana Borges, Diana Silva, Tatiana Pinto, Fátima Pinto, Andreia Norton, Vanessa Marques, Carolina Mendes
The North Carolina Courage and Chicago Red Stars have the most players starting for the United States tonight, with 4 and 3 players respectively.

As we wait for lineups to drop, there are six USWNT players OUT for tonight's match.

 

Megan Rapinoe, Alex Morgan, Rose Lavelle, Kelley O'Hara, Ashlynn Harris, and Ali Krieger will all be sitting out tonight.

Welcome to VAVEL.com’s LIVE coverage of the 2019 Competition match: USWNT vs Portugal! 

My name is Melina Gaspar and I’ll be your host for this game. We will provide you with pre-game analysis, roster updates, and news as it happens live here on VAVEL.

Kick-off time
The UWSNT vs Portugal match will be played at the Allianz Arena, in Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States. The kick-off is scheduled at 8pm ET.
Portugal is trying to improve
After months without playing, Portugal is looking to have some consistency. They collected a tough loss against the world champions last Saturday but truth is: You learn more from losing than you do from winning, and this is more true if you play against top teams. We will see if Portugal can show a different side this match.

 
USWNT: Is this the opportunity for Kristen Hamilton?
Last match, coach Jill Ellis subbed in everyone but the two backup keepers and Kristen Hamilton. The lineup changes started in the 52nd minute and the US team scored two more goals from that moment to finish with a 4-0 victory.

 

Will this be the time for Hamilton to appear at the international level? She has proved to have enough quality at a club level. Will coach Ellis give her the opportunity to demonstrate this a national level?


 
USWNT: Minnesota here they go!
After the USWNT big win last saturday against Portugal in Philly, the world champions moved to Minnesota to play at the Allianz Field today. Even though the US were missing some key players in their starting XI, they had no problem againt the Europeans and gave to the nearly 50.000 fans a sweet victory... and we expect to see the same outcome today.
Portugal: Last Lineup
Patricia Sousa, Joana Filipa Gaspar Silva Marchao, Mónica Mendes, Silvia Rebelo, Ana Borges, Dolores Silva, Tatiana Pinto, Vanessa Malho, Cláudia Neto, Diana Silva, Jéssica da Silva
USWNT: Last Lineup
Adriana Franch, Emily Sonnett, Abby Dahlkemper, Becky Sauerbrunn, Tierna Davidson, Lindsey Horan, Julie Ertz, Morgan Brian, Tobin Heath, Carly Lloyd, Christen Press
 
How to watch USWNT vs Portugal Live TV and Stream
If you want to watch the game on TV, your option is: ESPN2 for fans in USA. If you want to directly stream it: WatchESPN with your cable provider If you want to watch in on internet, VAVEL USA is your best option!
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