The 2018 NWSL Playoffs Semifinal game between the North Carolina Courage and Chicago Red Stars will now be played on Tuesday night at 9 p.m. ET at Providence Park in Portland, Oregon, on ESPNews, the NWSL announced on Thursday afternoon.
The game was originally scheduled for Sunday at 3 p.m. ET at Sahlen’s Stadium at WakeMed Soccer Park in Cary, North Carolina, but has been moved due to Hurricane Florence. Tickets to the game will be $10 general admission tickets. The winner of the game will advance to the 2018 NWSL Championship, which will take place on Saturday, September 22, at 4:30 p.m. ET, also at Providence Park in Portland.
Full NWSL news release on the schedule change:
“CHICAGO (Sept. 13, 2018) – The National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) announced today that the North Carolina Courage vs. Chicago Red Stars semifinal game on Sunday, Sept. 16 has been moved due to the pending arrival of Hurricane Florence.
Due to uncertainty of the impact of the storm in North Carolina, the NWSL worked in partnership with North Carolina Courage and Chicago Red Stars to make the decision in the best interests of the safety and well-being of fans, players and staff.
The semifinal game has been rescheduled for Tuesday, Sept. 18 at 9 p.m. ET and will be broadcast live on ESPNews and streamed live on the ESPN App from Providence Park in Portland, Ore.
Tickets for the NWSL Semifinal match will be $10 general admission and are now on sale by calling (888) 736-6849 or online at https://nwsl.us/2Ogbz3Z.
NWSL’s international fans will be able to watch the game on the NWSL app and NWSLsoccer.com.”