U.S. WNT Match on May 27 Against China to be Streamed Live on ussoccer.com
Second-to-Last Domestic Match for the U.S. WNT Before 2012 London Olympics at Sold-Out PPL Park Kicks Off at 7 p.m. ETMay 26, 2012
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Second-to-Last Domestic Match for the U.S. WNT Before 2012 London Olympics at Sold-Out PPL Park Kicks Off at 7 p.m. ET
CHICAGO (May 26, 2012) – The U.S. Women’s National Team match against China on May 27 from the sold-out PPL Park in Chester, Pa., will be streamed live exclusively on ussoccer.com.
Fans can follow the live stream by visiting ussoccer.com starting shortly before kickoff, which is set for 7 p.m. ET. Long-time soccer commentator Mark Rogondino will call the action, the veteran broadcaster having covered many women’s professional and Major League Soccer matches.
Click here to verify that your computer meets the minimum system requirements to stream the game. Fans can also follow the match live via ussoccer.com’s MatchTracker and on Twitter @ussoccer_wnt.
A capacity crowd of 18,500 will fill the home of Major League Soccer’s Philadelphia Union for what will be the USA’s second-to-last domestic match before departing for the 2012 London Olympics.
The last time the U.S. and China met, Carli Lloyd and Amy Rodriguez each tallied a goal during a 2-0 win against China to win the 2011 Four Nations Tournament on Jan. 25 in Chongqing, China.
Sunday’s match at PPL Park marks the second meeting between the U.S. and China at the soccer specific venue. The two sides played to a 1-1 draw on Oct. 6, 2010, with Alex Morgan scoring her first international goal in the 83rd minute to tie up the score.
Following Sunday’s match against China, the U.S. WNT goes on a week-long break before traveling to Halmstad, Sweden, to face host Sweden and Japan on June 16 and 18, respectively. Then the U.S. Women host Canada at 12 p.m. MT on Saturday, June 30, at Rio Tinto Stadium in Sandy, Utah, where more than 10,000 tickets have already been sold for that match (tickets). The match is the USA’s final home game before the 2012 London Olympics and will be broadcast live on NBC.