Who: United States (0-1) vs. New Zealand (0-1), Group G Women's Soccer
When: Saturday astatine 7:30 a.m. ET
It's not often the United States Women's National Team has to usage a operation similar "must-win game," but present we are.
Coming disconnected a stunning 3-0 nonaccomplishment to Sweden where the squad was incapable to antagonistic an unexpectedly assertive attack, the U.S. needs to instrumentality to signifier erstwhile they look New Zealand connected Saturday arsenic radical play continues.
The USWNT, having had its 44-match unbeaten streak snapped by Sweden for what was conscionable their 2nd regularisation nonaccomplishment successful Olympic history, has gone 15-1-1 each clip against New Zealand, including 3-0 successful Olympic play.
The keys for the U.S. volition beryllium to play with much velocity and destruct the uncharacteristic giveaways that became each excessively communal against Sweden. New Zealand, coming disconnected a 2-1 nonaccomplishment to Australia, is besides looking for its archetypal triumph of the Olympics.