The second quarter-final of the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019 will see the hosts, France taking on the USA in an intriguing encounter. France has been unstoppable in this tournament as they have won every single game in this World Cup. The home team must be determined to stop the high-flying USA team when they collide in the upcoming quarter-finals. France faces an uphill task in the form of the USA, who has been in terrific form throughout this World Cup.

The fans wait eagerly for probably the best fixture in this tournament when the firm-favorites USA square off with the hosts, France. With 20 goals scored in four games, the USA has been the most dominating team in this competition. The visitors would be eyeing seal their semi-finals berth and spoil France’s world cup party.

 

Match Details

 

Date: Saturday, 29th June 2019

Time: 12:30 AM (IST)

Venue: Parc des Princes, Paris

League: FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019

Live Telecast: Sony Network

Online Streaming: Sonyliv.com

 

Recent Form


France Women – 
W W W W W L
USA Women – W W W W W D

 

Team News

 

France Women

  • Gaëtane Thiney might feature in the starting lineup for France.

USA Women

  • The United States is likely to go ahead with an unchanged side.

 

SQUAD

 

France

Goalkeepers: Solène Durand (Guingamp), Sarah Bouhaddi (Lyon), Pauline Peyraud-Magnin (Arsenal)

Defenders: Ève Périsset (Paris Saint-Germain), Wendie Renard (Lyon), Marion Torrent (Montpellier), Aïssatou Tounkara (Atlético Madrid), Sakina Karchaoui (Montpellier), Amel Majri (Lyon), Griedge Mbock Bathy (Lyon), Julie Debever (Guingamp)

Midfielders: Amandine Henry (Lyon), Grace Geyoro (Paris Saint-Germain), Charlotte Bilbault (Paris FC), Élise Bussaglia (Dijon), Gaëtane Thiney (Paris FC), Maéva Clémaron (Fleury)

Forwards: Eugénie Le Sommer (Lyon), Kadidiatou Diani (Paris Saint-Germain), Emelyne Laurent (Guingamp), Valérie Gauvin (Montpellier), Viviane Asseyi (Bordeaux), Delphine Cascarino (Lyon)

 

 

United States

 

Goalkeepers: Alyssa Naeher (Chicago Red Stars), Ashlyn Harris (Orlando Pride), Adrianna Franch (Portland Thorns)

Defenders: Becky Sauerbrunn (Utah Royals), Kelley O’Hara (Utah Royals), Abby Dahlkemper (North Carolina Courage), Ali Krieger (Orlando Pride), Tierna Davidson (Chicago Red Stars), Emily Sonnett (Portland Thorns), Crystal Dunn (North Carolina Courage)

Midfielders: Sam Mewis (North Carolina Courage), Morgan Brian (Chicago Red Stars), Julie Ertz (Chicago Red Stars), Lindsey Horan (Portland Thorns), Rose Lavelle (Washington Spirit), Allie Long (Reign FC)

Forwards: Mallory Pugh (Washington Spirit), Carli Lloyd (Sky Blue FC), Alex Morgan (Orlando Pride), Megan Rapinoe (Reign FC), Tobin Heath (Portland Thorns), Jessica McDonald (North Carolina Courage), Christen Press (Utah Royals)

 

Key Players

 

France

  • Eugenie Le Sommer
  • Valerie Gauvin
  • Amandine Henry
Morgan scored five goals against Thailand to tie the record for most goals in a world cup game

USA

  • Megan Rapinoe
  • Alex Morgan
  • Julie Ertz 

 

Probable Playing XI

 

France Women– Bouhaddi (GK), Torrent, Mbock Bathy, Renard, Majri, Asseyi/Thiney, Henry, Bussaglia, Le Sommer, Diani, Gauvin

USA Women– Naeher (GK), O’Hara, Dahlkemper, Sauerbrunn, Dunn, Lavelle, Ertz, Mewis, Heath, Morgan, Rapinoe

 

FUNTUSH FANTASY XI

 

 

Team 2