Soccer numbers-MON0304

ON THIS POST:

  • U.S. WOMEN’S NATIONAL TEAM

    SHEBELIEVES CUP UPDATE

    -- Results, schedule

  • MLS season opens

    -- Notable numbers

    -- Shots taken faced

  • Champions League

    -- Last 16 schedule


U.S WOMEN’S NATIONAL TEAM


2-2

World #1 U.S. rallied to tie England on March 2 in SheBelieves Cup match in Nashville, Tenn.

43

Career goals for Megan Rapinoe, who scored 1st U.S. score,

her 2nd of the competition

145

Tobin Heath tied the game for U.S. in 67th minute with her 26th career goal in 145 international matches

14

U.S. had a 20-6 shot

advantage over England

10

After ties vs. FIFA’s No. 4-ranked England and #8 Japan, U.S. meets #10 Brazil in March 5 finale

COUNTDOWN TO THE CUP
U.S. WOMEN'S TEAM SCHEDULE
DATE OPPPONENT CITY
Jan. 19 France L 3-1
Jan. 22 Spain W 1-0
Feb. 27 Japan-a 2-2
March 2 England-a 2-2
March 5 Brazil-a 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

23

U.S. players wore names of an inspirational woman on jersey to mark National Women's Month

21

Adrianna Franch honored Hall of Fame goalkeeper Briana Scurry,

1 of 4 former players honored

1

Astronaut, Supreme Court justice, Nobel Prize winner among the women honored by players

U.S. JERSEY NUMBERS
HONOR INSPIRATION WOMEN
PLAYER NO INSPIRATION
GOALKEEPERS
Adrianna Franch 21 Brianna Scurry
Ashlyn Harris 24 Cardi B
Alyssa Naeher 1 Robin Roberts
DEFENDERS
Abby Dahlkemper 7 Jennifer Lawrence
Tierna Davidson 12 Sally Ride
Crystal Dunn 19 Serena Williams
Emily Fox 22 Ella Delle Donne
Kelley O'Hara 5 Heather O'Hara
Becky Sauerbrunn 4 Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Casey Short 14 Katie Sowers
Emily Sonnett 2 Tina Fey
MIDFIELDERS
Julie Ertz 8 Carrie Underwood
Rose Lavelle 16 J.K. Rowling
Samantha Mewis 3 Mia Hamm
Andi Sullivan 6 Jessica Mendoza
McCall Zerboni 25 Mother Teresa
FORWARDS
Tobin Heath 17 Doris Burke
Carli Lloyd 10 Malala Yousafzai
Jessica McDonald 20 Maya Angelou
Alex Morgan 13 Abby Wambach
Christen Press 23 Sojourner Triuth
Mallory Pugh 11 Beyonce
Megan Rapinoe 15 Audre Lorde

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MLS SEASON BEGINS



16, 8

Age in years, months of Efrain Alvarez, youngest ever for LA Galaxy, 12th in MLS history


2

Alvarez played a role in both

goals for Galaxy in season-

opening win over Chicago


14, 10

Age in years, months of Freddy Adu when he made his MLS debut for Philadelphia in 2011

  • 15, 8: Alphonso Davies, Vancouver, 2016

  • 16, 2: Gianluca Busio, Sporting KC, 2018

  • 16, 5: Jesus Ferreira, Dallas, 2017

  • 16, 5: Diego Fagundez, New England, 2011


Week 1 leaders in shots taken


Week 1 leaders in shots faced

6: Jeff Attinella, Portland (3 saves)

CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: LAST 16

2ND LEGS, MARCH 5-6

3

Ajax trails Real Madrid by

a goal but has won its last

3 games by at least 3 goals

24

Goals by Kylian Mbappe in

21 French league games; he scored for PSG vs. United in Leg 1

1-6

Dortmund record in last 7 games across all competitions; faces

3-0 deficit vs. Tottenham

CHAMPIONS LEAGUE
LAST 16 SCHEDULE
LEG 1 MATCHUP LEG 2
2-1 Real Madrid d. Ajax Mar 5
3-0 Tottenham d. Dortmund M5
2-0 PSG d. Manchester United M6
2-0 Roma d. FC Porto M6
3-2 Man City d. Schalke M12
2-0 Atletico Madrid d. Juventus M12
0-0 Lyon vs Barcelona M13
0-0 Liverpool vs Bayern Munich M13

CHAMPIONS CALENDAR

  • March 15: Quarterfinal draw

  • April 9-10: Quarterfinals, 1st leg

  • April 16-17: Quarterfinals, 2nd leg

  • April 30-May 1: Semifinals, first leg

  • May 7-8: Semifinals, second leg

  • June 1: Final, Madrid 


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