#TON2018 📷: USA 4-2 JAP (26 July)

Action images from USA’s exciting, end-to-end 4-2 win (including an Alex Morgan hat-trick) over Japan in front of a sell-out crowd at Children’s Mercy Park, Kansas City (26 July). Images by Daniela Porcelli. Follow her: @Joerdeli 

MATCH INFO

Match: U.S. Women’s National Team vs. Japan
Date: July 26, 2018
Competition: 2018 Tournament of Nations
Venue: Children’s Mercy Park; Kansas City, Kansas
Kickoff: 6:15 p.m. CT
Attendance:  18,467 (sellout)
Weather: 80 degrees, sunny

Scoring Summary:    1          2          F
USA                             2          2          4
JPN                             1          1          2

USA – Alex Morgan (assist: Megan Rapinoe)                    18th minute
JPN – Mina Tanaka (Yui Hasegawa)                                   20
USA – Alex Morgan (Emily Sonnett)                                   26
USA – Alex Morgan                                                  56
USA – Megan Rapinoe                                             66
JPN – Moeno Sakaguchi (Rika Masuya)                76

Lineups:
USA: 1-Alyssa Naeher; 22-Emily Sonnett, 7-Abby Dahlkemper, 12-Tierna Davidson, 19-Crystal Dunn; 2-Julie Ertz (16-Rose Lavelle, 64), 9-Lindsey Horan (3-Samantha Mewis, 74), 6-Morgan Brian (5-McCall Zerboni, 46); 23-Christen Press (17-Tobin Heath, 54), 13-Alex Morgan (capt.) (10-Carli Lloyd, 73), 15-Megan Rapinoe (14-Casey Short, 74)
Subs not used: 4-Becky Sauerbrunn, 8-Amy Rodriguez, 11-Merritt Mathias, 20-Allie Long, 21-Adrianna Franch, 24-Harris
Head coach: Jill Ellis

JPN: 18-Ayaka Yamashita; 3-Aya Sameshima (capt.), 4-Shiori Miyake, 6-Saori Ariyoshi (16-Rin Sumida, 86), 7-Emi Nakajima (9-Nahomi Kawasumi, 59), 8-Mana Iwabuchi (19-Rika Masuya, 60), 11-Mina Tanaka (20-Kumi Yokoyama, 59), 14-Yui Hasegawa (13-Yuika Sugasawa, 67), 15-Moeno Sakaguchi, 22-Risa Shimizu, 24-Narumi Miura
Subs not used: 1-Sakiko Ikeda, 2-Maya Doko, 12-Hina Sugita, 17-Yuka Momiki, 21-Chika Hirao, 23-Aimi Kunitake
Head coach: Asako Takakura