The women's national teams of the USA and Japan will meet in one of the matches of the 2nd round of the OI-2020. Who will win the second victory?
The American women started at the Olympics with a victory over the national team of Nigeria (81-72), thanks to which they improved the statistics of recent results, now they have seventeen victories in eighteen previous matches. The only defeat of the US women's national team was suffered by Australia (67-70), losing in a friendly confrontation. Thanks to the best difference between scored and conceded points, the Americans lead Group B.
After the first round, the Japanese women also remained with two points, who still managed to break the resistance of France in a very difficult match, scoring 74 points with 70 conceded. The Japanese women lost in the first quarter, then won in the second, but they still went to the big break losing in the score. However, in the next two quarters we were able to win, thanks to which we not only took the lead, but also broke away by four points.
Statistics and figures:
- USA (w) has won 17 victories in the last 18 matches;
- Japan (w) won in the previous six matches;
- USA (w) - the favorites of the confrontation.
Both teams are in good shape, but the Americans are still stronger, which they should prove on the floor, and with confidence.