The United States and France begin their campaigns for a medal at the 2012 Olympics against each other in one of the marquee matchups of the tournament. These are two of the strongest teams in the world, and this match could be a big indicator of whether or not either team is strong enough to win gold. Marie-Laurie Delie gets the nod up top for France over Eugenie Le Sommer, while the United States has picked both Tobin Heath and Megan Rapinoe over Heather O'Reilly.
France Lineup (4-2-3-1): Bouhaddi; Franco, Renard, Meilleroux, Bompastor; Abily, Bussaglia; Thomis, Nécib, Thiney; Delie
United States Lineup (4-4-2): Solo; LePeilbet, Rampone, Buehler, O'Hara; Rapinoe, Boxx, Cheney, Heath; Morgan, Wambach
Kickoff is at 12 p.m. ET, 5 p.m. local time from Hampden Park in Glasgow, Scotland. You can catch the game on NBC Sports Network or streaming live on NBCOlympics.com.
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