Women's World Cup 2011 Final, USA Vs. Japan: USWNT Lineup

Some changes have been made to Pia Sundhage's USWNT lineup for the team's Women's World Cup final against Japan. The centre of defence sees Rachel Buehler returning following suspension for the red card she famously incurred against Brazil, while Megan Rapinoe comes in as the left midfielder in a 4-4-2. That doesn't leave Lauren Cheney on the bench, however - she'll go up top to partner Abby Wambach. Amy Rodriguez and Becky Sauerbrunn are the two to miss out for Buehler and Rapinoe.

Here's the full lineup:

United States (4-4-2): Hope Solo; Amy LePeilbet, Christie Rampone, Rachel Buehler, Ali Krieger; Megan Rapinoe, Shannon Boxx, Carli Lloyd, Heather O'Reilly; Lauren Cheney, Abby Wambach

For all of our coverage of the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup semifinals and how the two teams got to the final, give our Sweden vs. Japan and USA vs. France StoryStreams a read. For all of our previous coverage of the tournament, check out our 2011 Women's World Cup section. For more on the final, bookmark this StoryStream. We'll have updates in the build-up to the game. You can catch the game on Sunday at 2:45 P.M. ET on ESPN. We'll have more information on the schedule of events and where to watch as the game approaches.

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