Lloyd and the injured Julie Ertz and Tobin Heath had been among the few question marks for the scaled-down roster for the Tokyo Games. All three made the team.
A top women’s soccer team won its first league title last season. But as richer rivals pour money into the women’s game, Kopparbergs decided to fold rather than fight.
After Rose Lavelle and Sam Mewis signed with Manchester City, Tobin Heath and Christen Press joined United. On Saturday, their crash course in a nascent women’s rivalry will go to the next level.