The U.S. women are the team to beat in Tokyo. Of course.
U.S. forward Carli Lloyd (10) slides on the turf after scoring in the first minute against Jamaica during the first half of their 2021 WNT Summer Series soccer match, Sunday, June 13, 2021, in Houston. (AP Photo/Michael Wyke)
U.S. head coach Vlatko Andonovski, in red, talks with midfielders Samantha Mewis, left, and Kristie Mewis (22) during the second half of their 2021 WNT Summer Series match against Jamaica, Sunday, June 13, 2021, in Houston. (AP Photo/Michael Wyke)
United States women's national soccer team coach Vlatko Andonovski, left, talks with Alex Morgan, right, before a friendly soccer match against Portugal Thursday, June 10, 2021, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)