Tokyo Olympics 2021: USA vs Australia Women’s Soccer Match Preview and Prediction

The USA women's soccer team will return to action at the Tokyo Olympics once again when they play their last game of Group G against Australia on Tuesday.  

Tokyo Olympics: Match Details 

Event: Women's Soccer
Group G: USA vs Australia 
Date: 26 July 2021
Location: Ibaraki Kashima Stadium
Kick-off time: 6 pm (Sydney time); 4 am (Washington DC) 

After their disappointing start to Tokyo Olympics campaign in the women’s soccer tournament, USA women's team reverted to winning ways, hammering New Zealand 6-1 in their second game. The US women's national team will now face Australia's women’s team, which would decide their fate in the Tokyo Olympics campaign.

Australia's women’s team had a positive start to the Olympic Campaign. However, they failed to make most out of their second game and suffered a 4-1 defeat at the hands of Sweden's women's team.

USA vs Australia: Women’s Head-to-Head

The USA women's team (USWNT) holds a better record against Australia's women’s team, having won two out of three games against Australia. 

The Socceroos has never defeated the US women's national team, and have to punch above their weight if they want to keep the scoresheet in their favor on Tuesday.

USA vs Australia Women’s Team: Form Guide

USA Women Form guide


Australia Women Form guide: 


USA vs Australia Women’s Soccer: Predicted XI

USA Women Predicted XI (4-3-3): Alyssa Naeher; Crystal Dunn, Becky Sauerbrunn, Abby Dahlkemper, Kelley O'Hara; Lindsey Horan, Kristie Mewis, Samantha Mewis; Megan Rapinoe, Carli Lloyd, Alex Morgan

Australia Women Predicted XI (3-4-3): Lydia Williams; Stephanie Catley, Clare Polkinghorne, Ellie Carpenter; Tameka Yallop, Emily Van Egmond, Elise Kellond-Knight, Hayley Raso; Kyah Simon, Samantha Kerr, Caitlin Foord

Tokyo Olympics: USA vs Australia Women’s Soccer Prediction

USA women's team is one of the most complete teams having world class players at their disposal, they can trounce any team coming their way. 

The likes of Carli Lloyd and Alex Morgan will propel the team further in Olympics. After winning their second game of the women’s tournament, USWNT will be determined to win their most important fixture of the contest.  

After their last game fiasco, Australia will be in desperate need to win their game against the USA. Samantha Kerr, being the paramount player of Australia, will be ready to give tough times to the USWNT on Tuesday.

Sportco predicts the USA women's soccer team to beat Australia women's team comfortably and march onto the knockout stages of the Tokyo Olympics.

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