Women’s soccer continues to have momentum on Disney sports channels in the days to come. This Thursday (14), from 8 p.m., four teams enter the field to play in the CONCACAF semi-finals. On one side of the table, the United States team, led by Alex Morgan and current world champion, faces Costa Rica, who arrive at this stage of the tournament as outsiders to fight for the dream title. Then, starting at 11 p.m., it will be the turn of Canada, the current Olympic champion, to face Jamaica to try to qualify for the grand final.
With narration by Matheus Pinheiro and commentary by Thiago Simões, the USA leader in the FIFA rankings will be featured on ESPN4 and streamed via Star+. The dispute for second place in the final will be led by Elaine Trevisan and all the analysis of the match will be with André Donke. For Disney commentator Mariana Pereira, the favoritism of Americans and Canadians should prevail in these two clashes.
“I think Canada and USA are the favorites in both games. We are talking about the current Olympic champion (Canada) and the current world champion. These are the two favorite teams that have the potential to go to the final, ”explains the journalist, who is one of the channel’s specialists in women’s football. “For the US national team, we must highlight midfielder Rose Lavelle and forwards Sophia Smith and Alex Morgan, in addition to Megan Rapinoe, who was the best player at the last World Cup and who is still a figure relevant to the team. Canada, on the other hand, have the experienced Sinclair, midfielder Jessie Fleming and winger Ashley Lawrence as the main names and who could be the main names in this final stretch, ”reinforces Mariana.
CONCACAF 2022 is another attraction in Disney’s sports channels women’s football portfolio. In addition to the tournament, ESPN and Star+ also broadcast the matches of the Eurocup modality, with England, Germany, Norway, France, among other important teams, the Queen’s Cup, the FA Cup and the Coppa Italia Feminina, the national championships of England and Italy. , as well as showing 100% of Libertadores women’s matches in 2021, which have been won by Corinthians.
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