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Wambach and Sinclair face off in Toronto
June 1st, 2013 12:09AM
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[USA WOMEN] Sunday's women's game between the USA and Canada in Toronto (ESPNews, 4:30 pm ET) will conclude U.S. Soccer's 100th anniversary weekend. The much-anticipated rematch between the USA and Canada of their 2012 Olympic semifinal match has long since been sold out at BMO Field. It will feature the world's top two active scorers in Abby Wambach, whose 155 career goals are only three behind Mia Hamm's record, and Canadian striker Christine Sinclair, who 145 goals included a hat trick when Canada faced the USA in the Olympic semifinals.

The USA is 6-0-2 in 2013 under new coach Tom Sermanni and hasn't lost in its last 31 games (26 wins and five ties) dating back to March 2012.

The USA has not lost to the Canadians since March 2001 and has never lost to them in Canada (five wins and one tie).

-- Canada called up former U.S. U-20 Rachel Quon, but the Chicago Red Stars left back is ineligible since she has not yet been cleared by FIFA to switch allegiances.

U.S. Women’s National Team Roster
GOALKEEPERS (3): Nicole Barnhart (FC Kansas City), Ashlyn Harris (Washington Spirit), Jill Loyden (Sky Blue FC)
DEFENDERS (8): Rachel Buehler (Portland Thorns FC), Crystal Dunn (Univ. of North Carolina), Whitney Engen (Liverpool/ENG), Julie Johnston (Santa Clara Univ.), Ali Krieger (Washington Spirit), Kelley O’Hara (Sky Blue FC), Christie Rampone (Sky Blue FC), Becky Sauerbrunn (FC Kansas City)
MIDFIELDERS (6): Amber Brooks (Bayern Munich/GER), Lauren Cheney (FC Kansas City), Tobin Heath (PSG), Carli Lloyd (Western NY Flash), Kristie Mewis (FC Kansas City), Heather O’Reilly (Boston Breakers)
FORWARDS (4): Sydney Leroux (Boston Breakers), Alex Morgan (Portland Thorns FC), Christen Press (Tyresö/SWE), Abby Wambach (Western NY Flash).

Canada Women’s National Team Roster
GOALKEEPERS (2): Karina LeBlanc (Portland Thorns FC), Erin McLeod (Chicago Red Stars)
DEFENDERS (8): Kadeisha Buchanan (West Virginia Univ.), Robyn Gayle (Washington Spirit), Carmelina Moscato (Chicago Red Stars), Lauren Sesselmann (FC Kansas City), Kylla Sjoman (Herforder SV/GER), Rhian Wilkinson (Boston Breakers), Emily Zurrer (Seattle Reign FC)
MIDFIELDERS (6): Kaylyn Kyle (Seattle Reign FC), Ashley Lawrence (West Virginia Univ.), Diana Matheson (Washington Spirit), Sophie Schmidt (Sky Blue FC), Desiree Scott (FC Kansas City), Danica Wu (Ohio State Univ.)
FORWARDS (4): Tiffany Cameron (Seattle Reign FC), Christina Julien (Rossiyanka/RUS), Christine Sinclair (Portland Thorns FC), Melissa Tancredi (unattached).



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