The group stage of the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup concludes today with the last matches in Groups E and F. The United States Women's National Team (USWNT) faces Sweden in a battle for first place in Group F.
The game promises to be one of their toughest challenges yet for Team USA. Even though Sweden and United States are both at the top of the table with two wins apiece. the American women have scored 16 goals to Sweden's seven and have yet to allow a single goal, giving them the first tiebreaker – goal difference.
How to watch USWNT vs Sweeden: Live stream and TV channels
Fox has the Women's World Cup broadcast rights in the U.S. All English-language matches will be broadcast on Fox, FS1 and FS2. Telemundo and Universo will be broadcasting the matches in Spanish. All the channels are available online using fuboTV, where you can sign up for a free trial.
- What: United States vs. Sweden
- Where: Le Havre, France
- Date: Thursday, June 20, 2019
- Time: 3 p.m. ET
- TV channels: Fox
- TV channels in Spanish: Telemundo, Universo
- Online stream: fuboTV (start a free trial)
The Americans are led by star players like Carli Lloyd, Julie Ertz, and leading goal scorer Alex Morgan, who already has five goals. Sweden boasts star player Kosovare Asllani, who leads the team in goals with two. USWNT coach Jill Ellis shuffled the lineup in their second match against Chile. It will be interesting to see which starting XI she fields today. Regardless, it should be a good game between two strong teams leading their group.
Thursday's match decides who wins the group and which opponent they will face in the Round of 16. The U.S. and Sweden have faced each other 38 times previously, with the United States winning 38 of those matches to Sweden's seven. The most important of those wins was in during the 2016 Olympics in Rio when Sweden knocked the U.S. out in the quarter-finals. The match went through two overtime periods and was ultimately decided by penalty kicks.
Group F standings
Parenthetical numbers after each team are for wins, draws and losses. Parenthetical numbers at the end of each line are the goal differential for each team.
- United States (2-0-0) 6 points (+16)
- Sweden (2-0-0) 6 points (+2)
- Chile (0-0-2) 0 points (-5)
- Thailand (0-0-2) 0 points (-17)