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United States vs Australia-Soccer Match Report-July 27, 2021 – Soccer Sports

US women’s forward Alex Morgan scored a goal not allowed by VAR as Vratko Andnovsky’s team drew 0-0 with Australia in the final round of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics group stage.

As a result, the USWNT will play in the 2nd place playoff against the Netherlands and Australia will play as the best team in the 3rd place playoff against Team Great Britain.

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“It was a great test for us today to see that the players were able to execute the game plan very well,” Andnovsky said in a post-match press conference.

“So whatever we feel we have to do to win [next] The game, we will present it to them and let them do their job. “

The USWNT continued to be average in this tournament, with Matildas taking control early on. In the 15th minute of the opening, Tony Gustafsson’s team had 62% of the ball.

Gustafsson, who worked as an assistant coach for the USWNT, said, “What surprised me a little was that they were a little reluctant to press conference and see them very aggressive. I’m used to it. ” At a press conference.

Mary Fowler, who made her Olympic debut in Caitlin Foord’s starting lineup, had a great opportunity to lead Australia in the 20th minute, but her header bounced off the crossbar.

After the match, Gustafsson confirmed that Fold felt something on his leg and took a rest as a precautionary measure.

When Morgan turned Kelley O’Hella’s corner to the net, it seemed to preempt the USWNT in the 33rd minute, but according to a VAR review, her elbow was just offside and no goals were allowed.

Australian rule continued in the second half, but Matildas could not count it.

Christen Press had a great opportunity to bring the USWNT forward after the thru ball put her behind Ellie Carpenter in the 56th minute, but a heavy touch left the ball away from her.

In a modest game with few chances, neither side could find a breakthrough late in the game, and the stalemate was a fair result between the two sides far from their best.

– Soccer Sports

United States vs Australia-Soccer Match Report-July 27, 2021

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