SportsPulse: The USWNT’s World Cup journey begins against Thailand. USA TODAY Sports’ Nancy Armour tells you what you need to watch in the U.S.’s first game in France.
The 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup is in full swing and the United States is ready to kick off its title defense.
The USWNT, which has won the World Cup three times, will play its first match against Thailand on Tuesday. The U.S. enters the tournament as the world’s top-ranked team, while Thailand comes into the match ranked No. 34.
The U.S. team boasts a lot of talent and experience that should give them an edge. Julie Ertz played every minute of every game in the 2015 run and will be key to the midfield, Alex Morgan enters her third World Cup and, as always,…