Concacaf W Championship: USWNT starting XI vs. Haiti

Sophia Smith celebrates after scoring a goal against Colombia. (Brad Smith/ISI Photos/Getty Images)

The Concacaf W Championship has arrived, with the USWNT set to face off against Haiti at 7 p.m. ET Monday to open the tournament.

The starting lineup for Monday’s match features:

  • Casey Murphy, goalkeeper
  • Kelley O’Hara, defender
  • Becky Sauerbrunn (captain), defender
  • Alana Cook, defender
  • Emily Fox, defender
  • Andi Sullivan, midfielder
  • Lindsey Horan, midfielder
  • Rose Lavelle, midfielder
  • Sophia Smith, forward
  • Alex Morgan, forward
  • Mallory Pugh, forward

Available subs include: Alyssa Naeher, Ashley Sanchez, Trinity Rodman, Ashley Hatch, Sofia Huerta, Naomi Girma, Emily Sonnett, Megan Rapinoe, Taylor Kornieck, Aubrey Kingsbury, Kristie Mewis and Midge Purce.

In the group stage, the squad will face off against Haiti, Jamaica and Mexico. From there they will aim to make the knockout rounds where they will then qualify for the 2023 World Cup.

Haiti, meanwhile, is looking for its first World Cup qualification in this year’s tournament. Of the team’s seven meetings with the USWNT, five have come during qualifiers.

The most recent meeting between these teams came in January 2020. The USWNT won 4-0 behind goals from Christen Press, Lynn Williams, Lindsey Horan and Carli Lloyd.