In the Tokyo Olympic semifinals, the US women’s national team will face Canada in Ibaraki Kashima Stadium in Japan.
The two Concacaf teams are each other’s most frequent opponents in the sport, with this semifinal being their 62nd encounter.
With a 51-7-3 record, the United States dominates the series and has won 36 straight games versus Canada, with 30 wins and six draws.
This will be their third meeting at the Summer Games overall, and their second meeting in an Olympic semifinal.
On August 5, the victor of this match will compete for the gold medal against either Sweden or Australia. On fuboTV, you can always watch the action live (try for free)
USWNT vs. Canada score: Live updates
The first half has been a disaster. The USWNT has been pinned back by Canada after a strong start, albeit they have conceded relatively few good scoring opportunities. In fact, there have just been three total shots in the entire encounter. There is a lot of physical play, but there isn’t much in the way of actually stringing passes together. The game is definitely being played with a lot of ferocity, but also with a lot of fatigued legs and a lot of attention paid to break up play.
Naeher takes a knee to signal for a sub after attempting to play the ball. Franch is expected to enter the game, and it will most likely be her Olympics from now on.
After a long period of time, Naeher is back in the net and giving it his all. Adrianne Franch is warming up on the bench in case Naeher is called upon.
Play has been halted while USWNT goalkeeper Alyssa Naeher receives treatment for what appears to be hyperextending her knee.