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United States v Nigeria Live Commentary, 7/9/22

FT
2 - 1
USA
NGA
B. Demehin (24 og)
R. Lavelle (66)
U. Kanu (50)
Audi Field

Commentary

Match ends, USA 2, Nigeria 1.
90' + 5' Second Half ends, USA 2, Nigeria 1.
90' + 4' Hand ball by Rasheedat Ajibade (Nigeria).
90' + 3' Mallory Pugh (USA) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
90' + 3' Foul by Rofiat Imuran (Nigeria).
90' + 2' Hand ball by Vivian Ikechukwu (Nigeria).
90' Attempt missed. Mallory Pugh (USA) right footed shot from the centre of the box is too high. Assisted by Megan Rapinoe with a cross following a corner.
90' Corner, USA. Conceded by Rofiat Imuran.
86' Foul by Mallory Pugh (USA).
86' Amanda Mbadi (Nigeria) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
R. Ajibade
Yellow Card
Nigeria
85' Rasheedat Ajibade (Nigeria) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
85' Lindsey Horan (USA) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
85' Foul by Rasheedat Ajibade (Nigeria).
84' Attempt saved. Lindsey Horan (USA) left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Megan Rapinoe.
V. Ikechukwu
M. Alozie
Nigeria
83' Substitution, Nigeria. Vivian Ikechukwu replaces Michelle Alozie.
A. Mbadi
C. Ucheibe
Nigeria
83' Substitution, Nigeria. Amanda Mbadi replaces Christy Ucheibe because of an injury.
A. Hatch
A. Morgan
United States
80' Substitution, USA. Ashley Hatch replaces Alex Morgan.
H. Mace
E. Fox
United States
80' Substitution, USA. Hailie Mace replaces Emily Fox.
80' Foul by Mallory Pugh (USA).
80' Toni Payne (Nigeria) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
G. Monday
I. Onumonu
Nigeria
79' Substitution, Nigeria. Gift Monday replaces Ifeoma Onumonu.
76' Corner, Nigeria. Conceded by Alana Cook.
75' Attempt saved. Mallory Pugh (USA) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Sofia Huerta.
74' Corner, Nigeria. Conceded by Alana Cook.
71' Lindsey Horan (USA) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
71' Foul by Ifeoma Onumonu (Nigeria).
69' Lindsey Horan (USA) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
69' Foul by Rasheedat Ajibade (Nigeria).
68' Foul by Megan Rapinoe (USA).
68' Christy Ucheibe (Nigeria) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
R. Lavelle
M. Rapinoe
United States
66' Goal! USA 2, Nigeria 1. Rose Lavelle (USA) header from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Megan Rapinoe with a cross.
M. Rapinoe
S. Smith
United States
65' Substitution, USA. Megan Rapinoe replaces Sophia Smith.
63' Sophia Smith (USA) wins a free kick on the right wing.
63' Foul by Blessing Demehin (Nigeria).
63' Mallory Pugh (USA) wins a free kick on the left wing.
63' Foul by Michelle Alozie (Nigeria).
N. Payne
G. Ogbonna
Nigeria
62' Substitution, Nigeria. Nicole Payne replaces Glory Ogbonna.
62' Offside, USA. Sophia Smith tries a through ball, but Alex Morgan is caught offside.
56' Lindsey Horan (USA) wins a free kick on the left wing.
56' Foul by Rasheedat Ajibade (Nigeria).
55' Attempt saved. Sophia Smith (USA) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Rose Lavelle with a headed pass.
52' Attempt missed. Mallory Pugh (USA) right footed shot from the left side of the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Sofia Huerta.
U. Kanu
G. Ogbonna
Nigeria
50' Goal! USA 1, Nigeria 1. Uchenna Kanu (Nigeria) right footed shot from the left side of the box to the top right corner. Assisted by Glory Ogbonna.
49' Offside, USA. Naomi Girma tries a through ball, but Sofia Huerta is caught offside.
48' Sophia Smith (USA) wins a free kick on the left wing.
48' Foul by Glory Ogbonna (Nigeria).
46' Corner, Nigeria. Conceded by Lindsey Horan.
46' Attempt blocked. Rasheedat Ajibade (Nigeria) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Uchenna Kanu.
U. Kanu
O. Echegini
Nigeria
45' Substitution, Nigeria. Uchenna Kanu replaces Onyi Echegini.
Second Half begins USA 1, Nigeria 0.
45' + 2' First Half ends, USA 1, Nigeria 0.
45' Attempt missed. Alex Morgan (USA) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Mallory Pugh.
41' Attempt saved. Lindsey Horan (USA) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Alex Morgan.
35' Corner, Nigeria. Conceded by Emily Fox.
35' Attempt blocked. Onyi Echegini (Nigeria) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
34' Attempt missed. Ifeoma Onumonu (Nigeria) right footed shot from the right side of the box is too high. Assisted by Toni Payne.
32' Attempt saved. Onyi Echegini (Nigeria) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Christy Ucheibe.
31' Offside, USA. Lindsey Horan tries a through ball, but Mallory Pugh is caught offside.
30' Emily Fox (USA) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
30' Foul by Michelle Alozie (Nigeria).
28' Attempt blocked. Sophia Smith (USA) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.
28' Attempt blocked. Alex Morgan (USA) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Sophia Smith with a cross.
B. Demehin
Own Goal
Nigeria
24' Own Goal by Blessing Demehin, Nigeria. USA 1, Nigeria 0.
23' Corner, USA. Conceded by Osinachi Ohale.
23' Attempt blocked. Lindsey Horan (USA) right footed shot from very close range is blocked.
23' Attempt saved. Lindsey Horan (USA) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Mallory Pugh.
16' Samantha Coffey (USA) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
16' Foul by Ifeoma Onumonu (Nigeria).
16' Attempt missed. Mallory Pugh (USA) right footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Lindsey Horan.
13' Attempt missed. Sophia Smith (USA) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.
12' Corner, Nigeria. Conceded by Emily Fox.
10' Emily Fox (USA) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
10' Foul by Christy Ucheibe (Nigeria).
5' Attempt blocked. Mallory Pugh (USA) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Rose Lavelle.
5' Corner, USA. Conceded by Blessing Demehin.
2' Attempt saved. Alex Morgan (USA) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Samantha Coffey.
First Half begins.
Lineups are announced and players are warming up.