The Americans looked disjointed as England stole the show over the last week. But USWNT coach Jill Ellis is still working out her best starting XI
Well, that wasn’t exactly what US women’s national team wanted from their last tournament before the Women’s World Cup. With a string of uneven performances marked by tinkering from manager Jill Ellis, the Americans finished the 2019 SheBelieves Cup behind the mighty Lionesses and with plenty of work before heading to France this summer.
It’s not that the Americans played badly – they notched two draws and a win in the four-team friendly tournament for a second-place finish. But three months out from the World Cup, the defending champions looked disjointed and at times sputtering defensively, as if they haven’t quite figured out how they want to play, despite a squad brimming with world-class talent.
Source: Football News
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