The 2020 SheBelieves Cup was the fifth edition of the SheBelieves Cup, an invitational women's football tournament held in the United States.. Vlatko Andonovski replaced goalkeeper Alyssa Naeher with Adrianna Franch for the final game of the tournament, behind a back line of Crystal Dunn, Tierna Davidson, Abby Dahlkemper, and Kelley O’Hara. ), 5-Moeka Minami, 3-Shiori Miyake; 17-Narumi Miura, 6-Hina Sugita, 9-Yuika Sugasawa, 7-Emi Nakajima; 10-Yuka Momik (11-Riko Ueki, 84), 15-Mina Tanaka (8-Mana Iwabuchi, 46), Substitutes not used: 1-Sakkio Ikeda, 2-Risa Shimizu, 12-Hikaru Naomoto, 13-Mayu Ikejiri, 16-Asato Miyagawa, 19-Jun Enda, 20-Arisa Matsubara, 21-Chika Hirao, 23-Mami Ueno, JPN – Mina Tanaka (Caution) 5th minute, USA – Tobin Heath (Caution) 50, JPN – Riko Ueki (Caution) 90+2, Assistant Referee 1: Shirley Perello (HON), Assistant Referee 2: Yudilia Briones (HON). Chris Mueller’s goal was enough to keep the unbeaten streak going but it wasn’t a good-looking game from Orlando. CBS Sports is a registered trademark of CBS Broadcasting Inc. Commissioner.com is a registered trademark of CBS Interactive Inc. site: media | arena: soccer | pageType: stories | The last time the U.S. conceded a goal was back at the 2019 World Cup in the semifinals against England. She led Japan to the 2014 Under-17 Women’s World Cup title and the 2015 Asian U-19 Championship while also serving on the FIFA technical study group at the 2015 Women’s World Cup. USA Wins 2020 SheBelieves Cup with 3-1 Victory vs. Japan. Japan settled into the game a bit after that but couldn’t generate much of an attack, due to sloppy passing and good U.S. pressure. Iwabuchi cuts the U.S. lead in half. The United States simply waited for a mistake and pounced. The United States women's national team need just a win or a draw against Japan on Wednesday to lift the SheBelieves Cup for a third time. She will earn cap 168, moving to within one of Alex Morgan and a tie for 18. The U.S. then saw out the three minutes of stoppage time to capture the tournament. All Rights Reserved. USA – Lindsey Horan (Mallory Pugh), 83rd minute: From the left corner, Mallory Pugh sent a perfectly-placed cross toward the top of the six-yard box where Horan had timed her run well to then jump highest and snap a header inside the left post. Earning her 26th cap, 21-year-old Tierna Davidson makes her first start and gets her first minutes of the tournament. Looks like skill and ability to us. Gone are most of the veterans that helped the team during its most successful spell, and in are new players with talent but not yet the experience. Press has been directly involved in 24 goals in her last 25 appearances for the USA, scoring 10 goals and assisting 14 more. Megan Rapinoe, Christen Press, and Lindsey Horan all scored to make sure of that outcome in a 3-1 USWNT win over Japan at a sold out Toyota Stadium in Frisco, TX. SHOW YOUR STRIPES. Goals from Megan Rapinoe, Christen Press and Lindsey Horan Help Deliver USA’s Third SheBelieves Cup Title, The USA (3-0-0, 9 points) finished atop the tournament standings while Spain (2-1-0, 6 points), which was making its debut in the competition, defeated England (1-2-0, 3 points) 1-0 on a late goal in the 84, The new lineup wasted little time carving out the lead as Horan was fouled on the edge of the penalty area as she dribbled toward goal. The victory capped an undefeated three-game tournament for the United States. The U.S. again keeps a clean sheet and takes home the trophy after missing out last year. Japan: This isn't the Japan that won the World Cup or close to the one that made the final in 2015. ), Substitutes: 1-Alyssa Naeher; 2-Mallory Pugh, 4-Becky Sauerbrunn, 6-Andi Sullivan, 10-Carli Lloyd, 11-Ali Krieger, 13-Lynn Williams, 14-Emily Sonnett, 16-Rose Lavelle, 18-Ashlyn Harris, 20-Casey Short, 22-Jessica McDonald. The TV, live streaming and radio listings are legal broadcasts of USA - Japan in United States. Sitting in the gap between the two center backs — who were not expecting the sudden change of possession — Press calmly chipped Yamashita to make it 2-0. The USWNT go into the match as heavy favourites to win. FRISCO, Texas (March 11, 2020) – The U.S. Women’s National Team beat Japan 3-1 to claim the 2020 SheBelieves Cup title – and third SheBelieves championship overall – in front of a sellout crowd of 19,096 fans. She will earn her 131st cap tonight, tying Aly Wagner for 29th on the USA’s all-time caps list.