It’s a mutual admiration society when it comes to Nadeshiko and the US soccer teams. The impending Olympics finals will have both teams winning respect for each other, if not the gold! US players like Abby Wambach and Carli Lloyd are excited to play against Japan and know that this time around it is going to be all about soccer and nothing else.
The Wembley Stadium has already sold-out and is filled to capacity, in anticipation of the match. The U.S. women will get a chance to avenge their defeat at World Cup title last summer. According to Lloyd this match is definitely redemption and an opportunity to show that USA is the numero uno team in the world. On the flipside, Japanese coach Norio Sasaki and three of his players were discussing their desire to win this game as well.
The clever coach is not elaborating on how his team plans to stay ahead of the U.S. combination of strikers Wambach and Alex Morgan. This deadly duo has partnered to score eight of the team’s 14 goals. U.S. coach Pia Sundhage was more forthcoming with her team’s strategy and revealed that her team plans to keep the ball under their control all of the time. She also wants her team to be unpredictable. I reckon we should brace ourselves for a spectacular game, so let’s see how this pans out!
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