Women’s World Cup 2019 preview: What to know, how to watch USWNT vs. Spain

first_imgWho is the Spain player to watch?Jennifer Hermoso: The forward leads Spain with 30 career goals, nine assists and 71 caps, making her one of the most experienced players on Spain’s roster. She was impressive during World Cup qualifying as she scored seven goals, and she was even more impressive through the group stage as she netted a brace in Spain’s match against South Africa. She created 11 chances during the group stage, the third most of any player in the tournament.Spain finally break through thanks to a Jennifer Hermoso penalty kick! pic.twitter.com/otprjeRHMl— FOX Soccer (@FOXSoccer) June 8, 2019What are three Opta facts to know?The Americans have never lost in the quarterfinal stage of the Women’s World Cup (6W-1D), outscoring opponents 21-4 in the round.Spain’s Marta Corredera has taken six shots from outside the box, tied for the second-most during the group stage. She has yet to score from one of those shots and has put just two on target.The US has scored 18 goals through the group stage, tied for their second most at a World Cup. They need seven more goals to tie their biggest haul at a World Cup and eight to set a new World Cup record for an entire tournament.PredictionUSA 3, Spain 0Spain is certainly growing into its talent with a young yet experienced roster, but it still won’t be a match for the United States. The Americans bring more experience and likely will keep another clean sheet through the first game of the knockout stage. The Americans, on the other hand, set several records during the group stage and have the momentum entering the round of 16 after big wins against Thailand, Chile and Sweden.Here’s what you need to know: Related News The U.S. is coming off a dominant performance after sweeping the group stage 3-0 as the players shift their focus toward the knockout stage of the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup.Spain finished second in Group B behind Germany and has shown a tremendous amount of growth over the past decade as it entered France’s tournament with one of the nation’s most talented teams. Spain beat South Africa 3-1, but lost to Germany and its game against China ended in a draw.  Women’s World Cup 2019: Full bracket, dates, times, TV channels, results for every match What time does the USA vs. Spain match start?The match kicks off noon ET at Stade Auguste-Delaune in Reims, France.How to watch or stream the USA vs. Spain game?FS1 will broadcast the USA vs. Spain game. It can also be live-streamed on the Fox Sports Go app.How many times has the U.S. played Spain?The United States and Spain have met only once in their history. Their first meeting was January 22 in Alicante, Spain, during an international friendly. The U.S. won 1-0, though the game was scoreless at halftime.last_img read more

Linda Marie Banks, 73, Wellington: March 30, 1941 – April 14, 2014

first_imgLinda BanksLinda Marie Banks, of Wellington, died Monday, April 14, 2014 at Sumner Regional Medical Center in Wellington at the age of 73.Linda was born the daughter of Burris and Evelyn Louis (Hartzel) Montross on Sunday, March 30, 1941 in Independence.On April 12, 1969, Linda and Edward H. Banks were united in marriage in Wichita. Together they celebrated 33 years of marriage before his death in 2002.Along with her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents and sons: Roy Hill and Richard Banks.Survivors include her three daughters: Evelyn Hill of Wellington, Virginia Willoby of Bluff City and Lisa Moore of Wellington, many grandchildren and great-grandchildren along with her brothers and sisters: Raymond Montross, Ernie Montross, Kathy Jolly, Jess Montross, Dorothy Melocheck, Wanda Clemans, Jill Newton, Jack Montross and Sylvia Montross.Memorial services for Linda will be at 1:00 p.m., Monday, April 28, 2014 in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery near Bluff City.To share a memory or leave condolences, please visit www.dayfuneralhome.info.Arrangements are by Day Funeral Home & Crematory, Wellington.last_img read more