This is it.
The biggest game so far of the 2019 Women’s World Cup has arrived, as hosts France take on reigning champs the USA amid a searing heatwave in Paris on Friday (Watch live online, 3 p.m. ET via Telemundo Deportes and on NBC Universo).
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It doesn’t get much bigger than this, as two of the favorites collide with the eyes of the world on them in a packed out Parc des Princes stadium with tickets going for record amounts on the secondary market.
The no. 1 ranked USWNT facing the hosts in red-hot Paris in front of a massive global audience is a huge moment for the women’s game generally. The pressure is on the USWNT to deliver after a lackluster display against Spain in the last round, while France have plenty of pressure on their shoulders from an expectant home crowd.
France’s stars Wendie Renard, Amandine Henry and Eugenie Le Sommer will lead their charge amid, while Alex Morgan, Julie Ertz and Megan Rapinoe are the experienced stars pushing the U.S. to yet another World Cup semifinal.
In USWNT team news Lindsey Horan being out of the starting lineup is the big news.
The winner of this game will face England in Lyon next Tuesday for a place in the World Cup final.
Click on the link above to watch the game live online or via the NBC Sports App in Spanish via Telemundo Deportes.