With the Women’s National Team’s final group game against Germany scheduled for Friday night, I decided to take a look at the schedule and try to predict what matches might be on and on-demand in the US.
(I also used the USA Football schedule as a reference, but the U.S. Soccer website doesn’t give any official info.)
Here’s what I learned: The USWNT’s final four matches, against China and the USA, will be streamed online through NBC.
The USA’s group games against China, Germany and Mexico will be on NBC.
The USA’s final match against Germany, a World Cup qualifier against Mexico, will also be streamed on NBC as well as on-Demand via Hulu and the NBC Sports app.
It is unclear when and where the USWU games will be aired on NBC, but ESPN said Friday that they are scheduled to air live from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., on Sunday and Monday.
NBC has also given the US Men’s National team a week off in January.
ESPN also said the US will not be airing the Women, Men or Women’s matches against Germany and the U-23s.
USWNT: Saturday, January 17: Japan vs. Colombia, 5:45 p.l.
ET, ESPNU (WatchESPN) The US women will be playing their first World Cup game since 2012.
They’ll be looking to add to a win streak that stretches back to the Women on the other side of the World Cup.
Japan will be coming off a 6-0 win over China in their opener, and will need to find a way to win the next three matches to secure a spot in the quarterfinals.
Germany will be looking for their first win of the tournament, and they’ll need to win against the United States, as well.
Mexico will be in their second straight loss, and are coming off of a 5-0 loss to Brazil.
USA: Saturday at 4:45 PM ET, NBC (WatchNBC) The USA will be hosting the Women in a rematch of the 2012 Gold Cup final, which saw the US win 4-2 in a penalty shootout.
On the other end of the field, the USA will host Japan on Friday, a game that should be an entertaining affair.
Both teams have good defensive options on the wing, with the USA having a plethora of creative options.
China and the United Kingdom will be making their final World Cup qualifiers, while France and Japan are also in the mix for the quarterfinal round.
All of this could lead to a wildcard game, which would be a wild card game against the winner of the US vs. China and Japan vs