USA vs. Denmark Women's Soccer: Date, Time, Live Stream for 2018 Friendly

Rob Blanchette@@_Rob_BFeatured ColumnistJanuary 21, 2018

COMMERCE CITY, CO - SEPTEMBER 15:  Julie Ertz #8 of theUnited States celebrates her second goal in the first half against New Zealand at Dick's Sporting Goods Park on September 15, 2017 in Commerce City, Colorado.  (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)
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The United States women's national team host Denmark in an international friendly on Sunday, as Hope Solo is celebrated for making more than 200 appearances for her country.

The iconic goalkeeper should be in attendance to highlight her career for the Stars and Stripes, with the stopper due to be honoured in San Diego.

According to US Soccer, the player started 195 times for her country after collecting 202 caps during her illustrious 16-year career, making her first appearance in 2000.

Teenage defender Tierna Davidson could make her debut for the U.S. in California, as the youngster's stock continues to rise in her earliest days with the full squad.

Here is how you can watch the game:


Date: Sunday, Jan. 21

Time: 7:30 p.m (ET)/Monday morning 12:30 a.m. (GMT)

TV: ESPN2 (U.S.)




Solo carved a career out of controversy and brilliance, but the former No. 1 has proved she was a stone-cold winner on the pitch.

As a former World Cup winner and double Olympic gold medalist, the 36-year-old kept fans entertained during her eventful time with USWNT.

MANAUS, AMAZONAS - AUGUST 09:  Hope Solo #1 of United States prepares for their game against Colombia in the Women's Football First Round Group G match on Day 4 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Amazonia Arena on August 9, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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Solo is now running for the presidency of U.S. Soccer, with the outspoken talent never afraid to put her voice on the line when she is filled with passion.

Speaking to Yahoo Sports, Solo explained the transparency she would deliver if she gained the right of holding the office (h/t Eric Adelson of Yahoo Sports).

Solo said:

"I want complete transparency. The women [national team] endlessly tried to disclose the amount of money provided to the Federation. The Federation refused to so even when senators asked. There’s something going on there. There's a reason why they're not being transparent. Show people where the money is going. Then all decide where to put the money."

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Julie Ertz could be the star of the match for the United States after winning the 2017 edition of U.S. Soccer's Female Player of the Year award.

The Chicago Red Stars midfielder has consistently displayed her versatility and energy on the pitch, and she will be one of the main threats to the visitors.

Ertz beat Alex Morgan to the award, with the 25-year-old scooping the most votes from eligible coaches, players and selected individuals from the media.

Denmark will use the friendly as preparation for the 2018 Algarve Cup. They currently stand 12th in FIFA's world rankings, compared to the United States' position as the best team on the planet.

ENSCHEDE, NETHERLANDS - AUGUST 06: Pernille Harder of Denmark celebrates after scoring his team`s second goal during the UEFA Women's Euro 2017 final match between Denmark and Netherlands at De Grolsch Veste Stadium on August 6, 2017 in Enschede, Netherla
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The Danes were in good form as 2017 came to a close, defeating Hungary 6-1 in 2019 World Cup qualification and completing a 4-0 win over Croatia—with both matches played away from home.

Lars Sondergaard took the reigns as coach in 2017, and his players have quickly reacted to the 58-year-old's methods and tactics.

However, there is a huge gulf between both teams, and the United States have too much in their locker to contemplate anything but a comprehensive success.

Solo's career will dominate proceedings on the West Coast, and the Danes will be unlikely candidates to spoil the festivities for a legend of women's soccer.


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