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Lindsey Horan tests positive for COVID-19, won’t play in USWNT match

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Jaelin Howell will take her spot for the Netherlands match on Nov. 27.

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U.S. Soccer announced on Wednesday that Lindsey Horan has tested positive for COVID-19 and will not join the USWNT for their match against the Netherlands on Nov. 27. Jaelin Howell, a 20-year-old midfielder who just helped lead Florida State to a 2020 ACC Women’s Soccer Championship, will take her place.

Horan tested positive during the pre-trip testing procedures and is currently “observing the appropriate quarantine protocols.” She is reportedly doing well and no other players have tested positive at this time.

For the official press release and more information on Howell and U.S. Soccer Return to Play protocols, click here.