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The Equalizer Podcast, Episode 95: The USWNT’s Impossible Problem to Solve

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Who is the most irreplaceable player on the United States women’s national team? And which player who isn’t seen as a regular starter should be? The truth is, the U.S. is so deep that there are many correct answers to most questions.

This week, Chelsey Bush and Dan Lauletta debate all that in the context of another U.S. triumph in a Concacaf tournament, this time in Olympic qualifying. After booking their tickets to Tokyo, the Americans defeated Canada in the final, 3-0. We look at that game and debate some of the finer points of lineups and tactical choices.

Of course, in segment three, we let you weigh in with comments and questions!

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