PARIS – The start XI for the US Women's Team Second World Cup is set and the lineup has been heavily rotated for dinner ET kickoff against Chile at the Parc des Princes.
U.S. coach Jill Ellis made seven changes to the lineup, defeating Thailand 13-0 in the opening match last week.
Mallory Pugh, Becky Sauerbrunn, Morgan Brian, Carli Lloyd, Ali Krieger, Tierna Davidson and Christen Press were added to the start XI. Sam Mewis, Kelley O & # 39; Hara, Alex Morgan, Megan Rapinoe, Rose Lavelle, Tobin Heath and Crystal Dunn all moved to the bench.
Lloyd is the captain of the Sunday match. Julie Ertz remained in the lineup but will play a different position in the defensive middle.
Davidson, 20, is the youngest player to start a Women & # 39; s World Cup match for the United States since 1
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Here is the full lineup:
Starter XI: Goalie Alyssa Naeher; defenders Becky Sauerbrunn, Abby Dahlkemper, Ali Krieger and Tierna Davidson; midfielder Morgan Brian, Julie Ertz, Lindsey Horan; forward Mallory Pugh, Carli Lloyd and Christen Press.
Substitutes: Ashley Harris, Adrianna Franch, Samantha Mewis, Kelley O & # 39; Hara, Alex Morgan, Emily Sonnett, Megan Rapinoe, Rose Lavelle, Tobin Heath, Crystal Dunn, Allie Long, Jessica McDonald . 19659002] Chile's start XI: Goalkeeper Christiane Endler; defenders Carla Guerrero, Francisca Lara, Su Helena Galaz, Javier Toro and Camila Saez; midfielder Claudia Soto, Karen Araya and Rosario Balmaceda; forward Maria Jose Urrutia and Daniela Zamora.
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