Well over a million fans are likely to watch live online when Team USA battles Germany in what promises to be one of the most thrilling FIFA Women’s World Cup semifinal matches in the history of the tournament.
The match that feels more like a Final, pitting the world’s No. 1 ranked team, Germany, against the No. 2 ranked USA.
The winner goes on to play either England or Japan in the World Cup Final on Sunday, in a match that seems like an anticlimax after that intense and intriguing struggle set for Tuesday in Montreal.
To find out how to watch the USA vs. Germany FIFA 2015 Women’s World Cup Semifinal live online, see the information in the final paragraph of this article. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. at Olympic Stadium in Montreal, Canada. That’s 4 p.m. Pacific Time.
Something’s gotta give in Tuesday’s showdown. Germany’s explosive attack brings the tournament’s highest goal total into the match. The German women have blasted 20 into the back of the net in their five games.
But there’s the USA whose defense has been a stone wall, allowing only one goal in five matches. In fact, not a single ball has slipped past USA keeper Hope Solo in a staggering 423 minutes of play in the current tournament.
At the same time, Solo’s 11 saves make her the most prolific shot-stopper in the 2015 Women’s World Cup. But she’ll be up against the tournament’s top scorer in Germany’s Celia Sasic, who has blasted home six.
Team USA, despite winning four of its five matches with one draw, struggled to score throughout most of this year’s World Cup, barely edging an inexperienced China team 1-0 in the quarterfinal.
And Germany’s defense has not exactly been porous either, in her final World Cup before she retires, 37-year-old Germany keeper Nadine Angerer has allowed only three to reach the back of the net.
Since the inaugural FIFA Women’ World Cup in 1991, Germany and Team USA have faced each other three times, twice in the semifinals, and once in a quarterfinal. Each time, the victor has gone on to win the World Cup. The USA holds the 2-1 edge in those head-to-head matches.
Germany and Team USA have each played in three World Cup finals, each winning twice. No other team has appeared more than once in the six Finals played so far.
Either Team USA or Germany will set a record by advancing to an unprecedented fourth Women’s World Cup Final — but which team will get there? To find out, watch the USA vs. Germany FIFA Women’s World Cup Semifinal match live online from Montreal, by going to Fox Sports Go at this link, or paying for a subscription to Fox Soccer2Go, available at this link. The Spanish-language live online stream will be carried by NBC Sports Live Extra, which may be accessed at this link. To watch the game on mobile devices, download the Fox Sports Go or, for Spanish, NBC Sports Live Extra app.
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