28: U.S. women unbeaten streak on line in opener vs. France

ON THIS POST:  

  • U.S. women debut vs. France

  • Notable numbers

  • Premier League Week 23

    -- Standings, leaders

    -- Goals scored, allowed


U.S. WOMEN’S NATIONAL TEAM


1

U.S. women open 2019 season

with Jan. 19 match at World Cup

host France in Le Havre

17-2-3

U.S. all-time record vs. France;

4-2-2 in last 8 matches

25-0-3

U.S. is unbeaten in last

28 matches and has outscored

its opponents 93-17


COUNTDOWN TO THE CUP
U.S. WOMEN'S TEAM SCHEDULE
DATE OPPPONENT CITY
Jan. 19 France Le Havre, France
Jan. 22 Spain Alicante, Spain
Feb. 27 Japan-a Chester, Pa.
March 2 England-a Nashville
March 5 Brazil-s Tampa, Fla.
April 4 Australia Commerce
City, Colo.
April 7 Belgium Los Angeles
May 12 South Africa-b Santa Clara, Cal.
May 16 New Zealand-b St. Louis
May 26 Mexico-b Harrison, N.J.
2019 FIFA WOMEN’S WORLD CUP
DATE OPPONENT CITY
June 11 Thailand Reims, France
June 16 Chile Paris, France
June 20 Sweden Le Havre, France
a-SheBelieves Cup; b-Send-Off Series

1 vs. 3

U.S. is No. 1 in FIFA World Rankings while France is No. 3

FIFA WORLD RANKINGS
RK TEAM PTS LR
1 USA 2,123 1
2 Germany 2,057 1
3 France 2,046 4
4 England 2,021 3
5 Canada 2,006 5
6 Australia 1,999 6
7 Netherlands 1,987 10
8 Japan 1,984 7
9 Sweden 1,976 9
10 Brazil 1,964 8

ICFYI

27

U.S. men’s roster after defender Greg Garza left camp with injury; 1st match Jan. 27 vs. Panama

5

Years of contract Major League Soccer MVP Josef Martinez signed with Atlanta through 2023

2

Martinez will play for his second coach in Atlanta with Frank de Boer named manager on Jan. 14

3

MLS teams in Texas after league announced Jan. 15 that Austin will become its 27th franchise

7

Premier League games Tottenham star Harry Kane will miss with ligament damage in his left ankle


PREMIER LEAGUE: WEEK 23

Top 5 goals scored


Bottom 5 in goals scored


PREMIER LEAGUE STANDINGS
PT TEAM W D L GD
57 Liverpool 18 3 1 +40
53 Manchester City 17 2 3 +42
48 Tottenham Hotspur 16 0 6 +24
47 Chelsea 14 5 3 +23
41 Arsenal 12 5 5 +14
41 Manchester United 12 5 5 +12
32 Watford 9 5 8 0
31 Leicester City 9 4 9 +1
31 West Ham United 9 4 9 -2
30 Everton 8 6 8 2
29 Wolverhampton 8 5 9 -5
27 Bournemouth 8 3 11 -11
26 Brighton and Hove 7 5 10 -6
22 Crystal Palace 6 4 12 -8
21 Burnley 6 3 13 -20
19 Southampton 4 7 11 -16
19 Cardiff City 5 4 13 -22
18 Newcastle United 4 6 12 -15
14 Fulham 3 5 14 -29
11 Huddersfield Town 2 5 15 -24

Fewest goals allowed


Most goals allowed


PREMIER LEAGUE LEADERS
NO GOALS TEAM
14 Pierre-Emerick
Abubameyang
Arsenal
14 Harry Kane Tottenham
14 Mohamed Salah Liverpool
10 Eden Hazard Chelsea
10 Sergio Aguero Man City
9 Callum Wilson Bournemouth
9 Raheem Sterling Man City
9 Richarlison Everton
NO ASSISTS TEAM
10 Eden Hazard Chelsea
9 Ryan Fraser Bournemouth
7 Christian Eriksen Tottenham
7 Leroy Sane Man City
7 Mohamed Salah Liverpool
7 Raheem Sterling Man City
NO SAVES TEAM
83 Lukascz Fabianski West Ham
82 Neal Etheridge Cardiff
80 David De Gea Man United
77 Joe Hart Burnley
70 Alex McCarthy Southampton
CATEGORY LEADERS
TOUCHES
2,218 Jorginho Chelsea
PASSES
1,997 Jorginho Chelsea
SHOTS
78 Aleksandar Mitrovic Fulham
TACKLES
80 Ricardo Domingos
Barbosa Pereira
Leicester
City
BLOCKS
34 James Tarkowski Burnley
OFFSIDES
23 Aleks Mitrovic Chelsea
YELLOW CARDS
9 Jefferson Lerman Bournemouth
RED CARDS
2 Wes Morgan
Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg
Leicester City
Southampton
FOULS
54 Glenn Murray Brighton
CLEARANCES
141 Sol Bamba Cardiff City

Sources: ussoccer.com; premierleague.com; mls.com