The USWNT is set for a friendly against European champions England at Wembley Stadium in October.

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gave United States Announcement of provisional dates for the women’s national team England On October 7. The 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup champions will face the winners of UEFA Women’s Euro 2022. The match is contingent on England qualifying for the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup during the September international window.

England are coming off a historic run at the Euros in which the Lions beat Germany 2-1 to lift the trophy on home soil. Heart Of a nation desperate for international honours. The USWNT are recent winners of the Concacaf W Championship — their ninth Concacaf title — and have qualified for the 2023 World Cup, 2024 Olympics, and 2024 W Gold Cup.

The two teams will face each other for the first time at the Wembley Stadium in London, England. Wembley was the venue for the 2022 Euro Cup final, and set an all-time record attendance of 87,192 spectators. This will be the first meeting between the two teams since the 2020 Shebelius Cup, where the USA beat England 2-0 with goals from Christine Press and the recently retired Carli Lloyd.

“Getting the chance to play the European champions at Wembley in London is an opportunity that doesn’t come around very often, so we are grateful to everyone that the match has been organised, and we are hoping that England can complete their qualification. campaign in September,” said USWNT head coach Vlatko Andonovski. “This is exactly the type of match we need at exactly the right time in our World Cup preparations to test ourselves against a very talented England side. The atmosphere at Wembley and the women’s football on October 7 And the big event.”

England will need a point against Austria in September — the only other team to win Group D — to qualify directly for the 2023 World Cup with two games remaining. If England fail to qualify for the World Cup in September, there will be a two-legged play-off in October. The FA and USSF have agreed to work toward a new date in the future between the two teams if a scheduling conflict arises.

US Soccer also announced that the USWNT will play an additional match in Europe, although the opponent and stadium will be determined at a later date. The European matches will be the first for the Andonwoksi team since April 2021, where the USWNT played two matches against them. Sweden And France.