United States women's coach Vlatko Andonovski is hoping a sold-out Wembley Stadium will create an atmosphere to give his team a real test in next month's friendly against England, with the World Cup less than a year away. Twice world champions Megan Rapinoe and Becky Sauerbrunn were joined by an array of young talent in the American squad named on Thursday, with the team due to face England on Oct. 7 and Spain in Pamplona on Oct. 11. England are on a high after winning this year's European Championship and completed a flawless World Cup qualifying campaign this month.
Crystal Dunn was named to the USWNT roster for upcoming friendlies against England and Spain, marking her first official selection since giving birth in May.
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