Team USA’s path for soccer glory continues! After soundly defeating Australia, the US Women’s Soccer Team will take on their rivals, Sweden, on June 12. It’s going to be an incredible match, so don’t miss a moment! WATCH the live stream of the 2015 World Cup here!
Are you ready for some soccer? The U.S. Women’s national team has the momentum, after their June 8 victory against Australia. And they hope to continue their winning ways by taking on one of their longtime rivals, Sweden, on June 12. This is going to be a great game and HollywoodLife.com wants you to see every exciting minute!
Investors Group Field in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada will see one of the 2015 Women’s World Cup’s biggest clashes as Sweden and the US meet up in another First Round matchup. This is the next step in the US winning a third World Cup. Click to watch the live stream HERE! (The live stream can also be viewed on Fox Sports Go.)
For the US, this is a must-win. If Team USA secures a victory and the match between Australia and Nigeria ends in a tie, the Americans will secure a place in the second round, even with one more first round match left to play!
This is the fourth straight time that the US has faced the Sweden in the World Cup and the first time they’re facing their former coach, Pia Sundhage. Pia led the US team to two Olympic gold medals and a World Cup final before returning to her native Sweden in 2012. Since becoming Team Sweden’s coach, Pia has faced her old team twice — Sweden and the US played to a 1-1 tie in 2013 and Pia defeated her former players in 2014!
Pia also added some fuel to the fire with this match-up. She made some interesting remarks about her former players in a June 11 interview with The New York Times. Though she complemented the US players, she called Hope Solo “a piece of work,” said Carli Loyd was “a challenge to coach” and that she wouldn’t start Abby Wambach at this point of the veteran player’s career. Shots fired! Will the US show up their former coach with a victory? Or will Sweden prove that Pia’s comments were right?
We will see! The game kicks off on June 12 at 8 P.M. EST on FOX.
HollywoodLifers, will you be watching this game? Who are you rooting for?
— Jason Brow