2018 Tournament of Nations: By the Numbers

A numerical summary of some of the most memorable aspects of #ToN2018

The 2018 Tournament of Nations brought six games of elite international women’s soccer to the United States as Australia, Brazil, Japan and the USA battled for the title in the second edition of the competition.

Spectacular crowds that averaged 19,448 fans across three U.S. venues were present to watch the highly entertaining and well-played matches, and it was the USA who lifted the trophy after an exhilarating come-from-behind 4-1 victory against Brazil in the tournament finale on Aug. 2 in Bridgeview. Ill. Needing to win by two goals to finish atop the podium after Australia defeated Japan, 2-0, in the first game of the doubleheader, the USA gave up an own goal in the first half before roaring back to equalize through Rose Lavelle and then bag three spectacular scores in the second half to finish triumphant. 

 Here is #ToN2018 By the Numbers:

1 Number of U.S. players to play all 270 minutes (Alyssa Naeher)

2 Number of own goals scored in the tournament (Tierna Davidson for the USA and Poliana for Brazil)

4 Goals scored by Alex Morgan in the tournament, the most of any player

Alex Morgan finished the tournament with four goals and an assist

6 Number of different USA goal scorers in the tournament (Alex Morgan, Megan Rapinoe, Tobin Heath, Lindsey Horan, Rose Lavelle and Julie Ertz)

6 Number of shots on goal the USA allowed during the tournament

7 Number of USA players that started all three games during the tournament (Crystal Dunn, Ertz, Horan, Morgan, Naeher, Rapinoe and Emily Sonnett)

9 Number of goals scored by the USA in the tournament, most of any team

14 Number of players on the #ToN2018 roster that were on the #ToN2017 roster

15 Total number of goals scored throughout #ToN2018

16 Total number of goal scorers at #ToN2018 (The six U.S. players and AUS: Tameka Butt, Sam Kerr (2), Chloe Logarzo and Alana Kennedy; BRA: Debinha, Marta, Zaneratto; JPN: Mina Tanaka, Moeno Sakaguchi and Rika Masuya)

18 The USA’s unbeaten streak after the Tournament of Nations

19 Age of the youngest member on the U.S. WNT #ToN2018 roster: Tierna Davidson

20 Number of international goals by Tobin Heath after scoring against Brazil on Aug. 2

23 Number of international multi-goal games for Alex Morgan after scoring a hat-trick vs. Japan on July 26

Megan Rapinoe scored one goal and had three assists, one in each game at the Tournament of Nations 

53 Number of career assists recorded by Megan Rapinoe after earning assists in all three #ToN2018 matches

101 Number of games at the helm of the U.S. WNT for head coach Jill Ellis after coaching her 100thagainst Australia on July 29 at Pratt & Whitney Stadium in East Hartford, Conn. on the second match day of #ToN2018