NWSL announces seeding for the quarterfinals, presented by Budweiser, for Challenge Cup
The 2020 NWSL Challenge Cup knockout round begins Friday, July 17, with the North Carolina Courage facing Portland Thorns FC
Portland's Lindsey Horan challenges for the ball against North Carolina's Debinha (Photo credit: Matthew Levine/NWSL)
Portland's Lindsey Horan challenges for the ball against North Carolina's Debinha (Photo credit: Matthew Levine/NWSL)

The National Women’s Soccer League today announced the seeding for the quarterfinals, presented by Budweiser, of the 2020 NWSL Challenge Cup presented by P&G and Secret. The quarterfinal round will be played on Friday, July 17, and Saturday, July 18, at Zions Bank Stadium in Herriman, Utah. All four games will air on CBS All Access and be streamed on Twitch for fans outside the U.S. and Canada.

No. 1 North Carolina Courage will open knockout-round play on Friday at 10:30 a.m. MDT against No. 8 Portland Thorns FC followed by No. 4 Houston Dash matching up against No. 5 Utah Royals FC at 8 p.m. MDT.

The other matchups are as follows:

No. 2 Washington Spirit to play No. 7 Sky Blue FC.

No. 3 OL Reign to play No. 6 Chicago Red Stars.

The 2020 NWSL Challenge Cup Semifinals, presented by Budweiser, will be played the following week on Wednesday, July 22, 2020 at Rio Tinto Stadium in Sandy, Utah, with kickoffs slated for 10:30 a.m. MDT and 8 p.m. MDT. The 2020 NWSL Challenge Cup Championship, presented by Budweiser, will be held at Rio Tinto Stadium and air on CBS and CBS All Access, and will live stream on Twitch for all international fans.

The full knockout schedule can be seen below:

DATE TIME (MDT) VENUE HOME AWAY PLATFORM
7/17/20 10:30 a.m. Zions Bank Stadium North Carolina Portland CBS All Access/Twitch
7/17/20 8 p.m. Zions Bank Stadium Houston Utah CBS All Access/Twitch
7/18/20 10:30 a.m. Zions Bank Stadium Washington New Jersey CBS All Access/Twitch
7/18/20 8 p.m. Zions Bank Stadium OL Reign Chicago CBS All Access/Twitch
7/22/20 10:30 a.m. Rio Tinto Stadium Semifinal 1 CBS All Access/Twitch
7/22/20 8 p.m. Rio Tinto Stadium Semifinal 2 CBS All Access/Twitch
7/26/20 10:30 a.m. Rio Tinto Stadium Championship CBS/CBS All Access/Twitch

 

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