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Women’s World Cup Day 20 open thread: Quarterfinals continue, TV schedule, and links

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France and United States finally meet in the Quarterfinal everyone has been talking about since forever

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It’s a big one today. France vs United States. A match-up that has been billed since World Cup groups were drawn and match schedules released. A path to the Final for either the host nation or number one ranked team would have to go through a potential quarterfinal between the two of them.

That potential is now reality as France prepares to show the world that they are ready and up to the challenge of overcoming pressure and expectation in facing elimination games on the world’s biggest stages. France Head Coach Corinne Diacre has made an effort to get her team ready with much of the roster seeing game time minutes this tournament.

United States are on the path of repeating as World Cup champions, but have their biggest test ahead of them when they take on France. France enters the day undefeated this World Cup, just like the United States. Come kickoff, France will roll out with their best lineup to tackle this quarterfinal, as will the United States. But it could be depth that makes the difference for USWNT, who hold the edge over France in regard to personnel.

Regardless of depth, this match could come down to big time players making big time plays and eyes will be on players like Amandine Henry, Wendie Renard, and Eugénie Le Sommer to lead France forward. With players like Lindsay Horan, Megan Rapinoe, and Tobin Heath pushing for United States.

How To Watch

Who: France vs United States

Where: Parc Des Princes, Paris

When: 3:00 p.m. ET

TV: FOX

Stream: Free Fubo TV trial

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Open Thread

This is also your discussion thread for today’s Quarterfinal! Have any nerves heading into the match? Have any predictions for the result? Who do you think will start? Make sure you leave your thoughts in the comments below!