Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America Classifieds
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalkSoccer America ConfidentialYouth Soccer InsiderWorld Cup Watch
RSS FeedsArchivesManage SubscriptionsSubscribe
Order Current IssueSubscribeManage My SubscriptionRenew My SubscriptionGift Subscription
My AccountJoin Now
Tournament CalendarCamps & AcademiesSoccer GlossaryClassifieds
Americans put streak on line in Offenbach
April 4th, 2013 11:34PM

MOST READ
TAGS:  germany, women's national team

MOST COMMENTED

[GERMANY-USA] The USA will put its 29-game unbeaten streak on the line Friday when it faces Germany in Offenbach (ESPN3.com, ESPNW.com, 12:15 p.m. ET). The game will be the second meeting of the world's top teams in less than a month. More than 20,000 fans are expected at the Sparda Bank Hessen Stadium for the game, which takes place on the 100th anniversary of U.S. Soccer's founding.

The USA beat Germany, 2-0, to win the 2013 Algarve Cup on a pair of goals by Alex Morgan. The only additions to the roster from the Algarve Cup team are goalkeeper Adrianna Franch and defenders Julie Johnston and Meghan Klingenberg.

Celia Okoyino Da Mbabi, Nadine Gessler, Dzsenifer Marozsan and Verena Faisst, who all scored at the Algarve Cup, will lead Germany's lineup.

Germany Roster:
GOALKEEPERS (3): 1-Nadine Angerer (Frankfurt), 12-Almuth Schult (Bad Neuenahr), 21-Kathrin Langert (Bayern Munich)
DEFENDERS (7): 2-Bianca Schmidt (Frankfurt), 3-Saskia Bartusiak (Frankfurt), 4-Babett Peter (Frankfurt), 22-Luisa Wensing (Wolfsburg), 23-Josephine Henning (Wolfsburg), 25-Leonie Maier (Bad Neuenahr), 27-Jennifer Cramer (Turbine Potsdam)
MIDFIELDERS (8): 7-Melanie Behringer (Frankfurt), 8-Kim Kulig (Frankfurt), 10-Linda Bresonik (Paris SG, France), 15-Verena Faisst (Wolfsburg), 17-Viola Odebrecht (Wolfsburg), 18-Svenja Huth (Frankfurt), 20-Lena Goessling (Wolfsburg), 26-Nadine Kessler (Wolfsburg)
FORWARDS (5): 9-Alexandra Popp (Wolfsburg), 11-Anja Mittag (Malmo), 13-Celia Okoyino da Mbabi (Bad Neuenahr), 14-Dzsenifer Marozsan (Frankfurt), 24-Lena Lotzen (Bayern Munich)

U.S. Roster:
GOALKEEPERS (3): 18-Nicole Barnhart (FC Kansas City), 21-Adrianna Franch (Western New York Flash), 24-Ashlyn Harris (Washington Spirit)
DEFENDERS (9): 19-Rachel Buehler (Portland Thorns FC), 6-Crystal Dunn (UNC), 14-Whitney Engen (Liverpool), 25-Julie Johnston (Santa Clara), 22-Meghan Klingenberg (Tyresö), 11-Ali Krieger (Washington Spirit), 5-Kelley O’Hara (Sky Blue FC), 3-Christie Rampone (Sky Blue FC), 4-Becky Sauerbrunn (FC Kansas City)
MIDFIELDERS (7): 16-Yael Averbuch (Göteborg), 7-Shannon Boxx (Chicago Red Stars), 12-Lauren Cheney (FC Kansas City), 17-Tobin Heath (PSG), 8-Kristie Mewis (FC Kansas City), 9-Heather O’Reilly (Boston Breakers), 15-Megan Rapinoe (Lyon)
FORWARDS (4): 2-Sydney Leroux (Boston Breakers), 13-Alex Morgan (Portland Thorns FC), 23-Christen Press (Tyresö), 20-Abby Wambach (Western New York Flash)



No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
Business Reporter: Union teams up with Dogfish Head    
The Philadelphia Union will open a new destination beer garden with Dogfish Head Brewery at PPL ...
Columbus switches USL PRO affiliations    
The Columbus Crew will team up with the Austin Aztex to send players from its first ...
Lee Nguyen: Sitting back is not in Revs' DNA    
The New England Revolution tied an MLS record when it scored nine goals in its first ...
What They're Saying: Jerome Valcke    
"It is easy to destroy a reputation, it takes one second, it takes years to build ...
Champions League scenarios: 11 teams for five spots    
Eleven teams have qualified for the knockout stage of the Champions League, and 11 more teams, ...
Video Pick: Bend it like Uesato    
Our favorite free kick goal of the week comes from J-League 2, where Consadole Sapporo's Kazumasa ...
Breaking down the NCAA Division I women's quarterfinals    
The NCAA Division I Women's Tournament moves into the quarterfinals with three games on Friday and ...
A back-heel sombrero from Greek boy     
[VIDEO PICK: Skills] Greek youth soccer, in a game between AO Ioannina and Agia Eleousa, delivers ...
What They're Saying: Jose Mourinho    
"Obviously they must be very sad with the result but when we lose against a team ...
Report: W-League champion Pali Blues are folding    
The LA Blues won W-League titles as the Pali Blues in 2009, 2009 and 2013 and ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives