Matildas captain Sam Kerr will miss Australia's upcoming international friendlies against Canada in Langford and Vancouver because of a foot injury.
There's no denying that Jaedyn Shaw, Mia Fishel and Alyssa Thompson are the future of the USWNT but, when given the opportunity to shine, it's clear they can also be the present.
Mia Fishel and Jaedyn Shaw both scored their first international goals and the United States defeated Colombia 3-0 on Sunday.
The performance bore a strong resemblance to what the world saw of the United States at the Women's World Cup: the good, the bad and the ugly of that.
Alex Morgan missed a penalty at the end of the first half and the United States settled for a scoreless draw with Colombia in a friendly in Sandy, Utah, on Thursday night.
The Matildas will renew their rivalry with Olympic champions Canada as they bring their momentous 2023 to a close in Vancouver.
Megan Rapinoe signed off her USWNT career in typical fashion: a win, a key role in a goal and, of course, a legacy that will never be matched.
In a career filled with accolades and memorable wins, Megan Rapinoe ended hers with the United States in fitting fashion Sunday: with a victory.
The USWNT turned the page from the 2023 World Cup and brought in new players, but it was really about sending off retiring Julie Ertz, a legend.
Mary Fowler has scored the winning goal to deliver the Matildas a 1-0 victory over France in an ideal final tune-up for their Women's World Cup tilt.