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Crowd of more than 25,000 expected in Winnipeg
by Paul Kennedy, May 7th, 2014 9:13PM
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[CANADA-USA] The U.S. women's national team heads to Winnipeg's Investors Group Field, one of the six venues for next year's Women's World Cup, to face Canada in its second match under interim head coach Jill Ellis (live on ESPN3 and espnW.com at 8 p.m. ET). An announcement on a permanent replacement for Tom Sermanni is expected before the next U.S. matches in June against France.

A crowd of more than 25,000 fans is expected for the match, the 54th in the series. The USA holds a 47-3-5 all-time record against Canada, a team it has faced more times than any country in the world.

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The USA is 6-2-1 so far in 2014 and 1-0-0 under Ellis, who coached the USA to a 3-0 win over China four days after Sermanni's dismissal.

The U.S. roster includes 18 current NWSL players, three future NWSL players currently playing for UEFA Champions League finalist and the team's youngest player, rising college senior Morgan Brian, the 2013 Soccer America Player of the Year at Virginia.

-- Lauren Holiday, the 2013 NWSL MVP, will become the 30th American female player to earn 100 caps if she plays against Canada.

U.S. Roster:
GOALKEEPERS (3):24-Ashlyn Harris (Washington Spirit), 21-Jill Loyden (Sky Blue FC), 1-Hope Solo (Seattle Reign FC)
DEFENDERS (9): 14-Stephanie Cox (Seattle Reign FC), 16-Crystal Dunn (Washington Spirit), 6-Whitney Engen (Tyresö), 25-Meghan Klingenberg (Tyresö), 11-Ali Krieger (Washington Spirit), 19-Nikki Marshall (Portland Thorns FC), 5-Kelley O'Hara (Sky Blue FC), 3-Christie Rampone (Sky Blue FC), 4-Becky Sauerbrunn (FC Kansas City)
MIDFIELDERS (6):7-Morgan Brian (Virginia), 12-Lauren Holiday (FC Kansas City), 22-Julie Johnston (Chicago Red Stars), 10-Carli Lloyd (WNY Flash), 17-Allie Long (Portland Thorns FC), 9-Heather O'Reilly (Boston Breakers)
FORWARDS (4):2-Sydney Leroux (Seattle Reign FC), 23-Christen Press (Tyresö), 8-Amy Rodriguez (FC Kansas City), 20-Abby Wambach (WNY Flash)

Canada Roster:
GOALKEEPERS (2):Karina LeBlanc (Chicago Red Stars), Erin McLeod (Houston Dash)
DEFENDERS (6):Kadeisha Buchanan (West Virginia), Robyn Gayle (Washington Spirit), Carmelina Moscato (Seattle Reign FC), Rebecca Quinn (Duke), Rhian Wilkinson (Comètes de Laval), Sura Yekka (Brams United)
MIDFIELDERS (7): Kaylyn Kyle (Houston Dash), Diana Matheson (Washington Spirit), Sophie Schmidt (Sky Blue FC), Desiree Scott (Notts County Ladies), Jessie Fleming (London NorWest SC), Ashley Lawrence (West Virginia), Brittany Baxter (Seattle Sounders FC)
FORWARDS (6):Jonelle Filigno (Sky Blue FC), Nkem Ezurike (Boston Breakers), Adriana Leon (Chicago Red Stars), Christine Sinclair (Portland Thorns FC), Josée Bélanger (Comètes de Laval), Melissa Tancredi (Chicago Red Stars)


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