The United States women’s national team will face its toughest task yet in the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup when it faces tournament host France in the quarterfinals Friday in Paris.
The Americans and French were viewed as arguably the top two favorites to hoist the championship trophy when it’s all said and done, and on Friday one team will be sent packing. The U.S. has never failed to reach the semifinals of a Women’s World Cup, while France is looking to get to the last four for just the second time ever. There, England awaits after beating Norway in the quarterfinals on Thursday.
It’s the reigning champions against the tournament hosts, a matchup many prognosticators circled on their calendars when the draw took place back in December. Buckle up because this has all the makings of an instant classic. Here’s how you can watch the match and everything else you need to know:
Women’s World Cup: USWNT vs. France
- Date: Friday, June 28
- Time: 3 p.m. ET
- Location: Parc des Princes — Paris, France
- TV channel: Fox and Universo
- Streaming: fuboTV (Try for free)
- Odds: USA -1/2 (+130) | France +1/2 (-150) | O/U: 2.5
SOURCE: Roger Gonzalez