Bonds, MD (July 28, 2017) – Washington Spirit forward Mallory Pugh played 57 minutes in a starting role for the U.S. Women’s National Team on Thursday night against Australia to open the Tournament of Nations, earning her 25th career international cap.
Australia won the game 1-0, as a 67th minute goal by Tameka Butt proved to be all the Socceroos needed to edge out the USA in the defensive battle, played in front of a crowd of 15,748 fans at CenturyLink Field in Seattle.
The U.S. will continue the Tournament of Nations on Sunday, July 30 against Brazil for a match-up in San Diego. Kickoff is set for 8 p.m. ET and the match will be shown live on ESPN2.
2017 Tournament of Nations Schedule
|July 27||Brazil vs. Japan||CenturyLink Field||Seattle, Wash.||4:15 p.m. PT||ESPN3|
|July 27||USA vs. Australia||CenturyLink Field||Seattle, Wash.||7 p.m. PT||ESPN|
|July 30||Japan vs. Australia||Qualcomm Stadium||San Diego, Calif.||2:15 p.m. PT||ESPN3|
|July 30||USA vs. Brazil||Qualcomm Stadium||San Diego, Calif.||5 p.m. PT||ESPN2|
|Aug. 3||Australia vs. Brazil||StubHub Center||Carson, Calif.||4:15 p.m. PT||ESPN3|
|Aug. 3||USA vs. Japan||StubHub Center||Carson, Calif.||7 p.m. PT||ESPN2|