Datebook: U.S. sets second June match against Japan

The U.S. women's national team, unbeaten and untied in 2016, will face Japan on June 5 at Cleveland's FirstEnergy Stadium in the second game of series that will begin three days earlier at Dick's Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City, Colorado.

Japan won the 2011 Women's World Cup and lost to the USA in the 2012 Olympic gold-medal match and 2015 Women's World Cup final, but it failed to qualify for the Rio Olympics.

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The Nadeshiko finished third, behind Australia and China, in the six-team tournament it hosted after failing to win its first three games. It will be hiring a new coach after head coach Norio Sasaki resigned.

The USA is expected to play two more games in July before heading to Brazil for the Olympics. It is 11-0-0 in 2016 and has outscored its opponents 42-1. The only goal allowed came in a 2-1 victory over Germany in the SheBelieves Cup.
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