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Women’s World Cup Day 22 open thread: Semifinals begin, TV schedule, and links

England and United States compete for a chance to advance to the World Cup final

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France v USA: Quarter Final - 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup France Photo by Maddie Meyer - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images

We are nearly towards the finish line for this World Cup. Today’s semifinal match features England taking on the United States in an epic clash for a chance to play in the World Cup final.

Each team was undefeated in their group, haven’t played from behind in a match this tournament, have multiple goal scorers in the tournament, and faced a test in their quarterfinal matches that has set the stage today.

England pushed through their quarterfinal match against Norway with relative ease. The US advanced after facing France - who went down swinging.

Winner of today’s semifinal heads on to the World Cup final to face either Sweden or Netherlands.

Players To Watch

England: Lucy Bronze will look to have a big match against United States Crystal Dunn. The Lionesses also have golden boot contender Ellen White to match the likes of Megan Rapinoe and Alex Morgan.

United States: Alyssa Naeher is coming off her best game of the tournament after facing France. And while she didn’t get the start in the quarterfinals, eyes will be looking for Lindsey Horan to have an impact against England.

Semifinal 1

Who: England vs United States

Where: Stade de Lyon, Lyon

When: 3 p.m. ET

TV: FOX

Stream: Free Fubo TV trial

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Open Thread

This is also you’re discussion thread for today’s semifinal. Got any nerves surrounding today’s match? Who do you think will advance? Will this be decided in regulation? Or extra time? Make sure you leave your thoughts in the comments below!