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Mallory Pugh plays 57 mins in starting role for USWNT to open Tournament of Nations

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

Date Matches Stadium City Kickoff TV
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

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