The United States women’s national team play Portugal at Eden Park in Auckland, New Zealand, in the dramatic championship match of the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup. A victory or a tie guarantees them a spot in the knockout rounds, but agony would follow a defeat and a victory for the Netherlands against Vietnam. This vital match on Tuesday is surrounded by high stakes, strong feelings, and international anticipation.
This will be a heated Group E matchup between the USWNT and a resurgent Portugal after their first-ever World Cup triumph against Vietnam. The USWNT are coming off a 1-1 tie with the Netherlands, thanks to an equaliser by Lindsey Horan. Portugal’s chances of moving on depend on pulling off an unexpected victory over the strong American team. The match promises to be a football extravaganza as both nations compete for victory, leaving supporters excitedly expecting a nail-biting match that may completely change the course of the World Cup.
Where to watch FIFA Women’s World Cup Online
|Tuesday, August 1
3 a.m. Eastern Time, USA;
|Eden Park — Auckland, New Zealand
|fubo (try for free) and Fox Sports app
|USA: -400; Draw: +420; Portugal: +1100 (via Caesars Sportsbook
The FIFA Women’s World Cup can be watched live in Singapore. “All matches will be made available on StarHub’s TV+ and IPTV platforms (Channels 251 and 252), Singtel TV, Singtel TV GO (Channels 141 and 142) and Cast, and Mediacorp’s digital video streaming service mewatch,” the Straits Times reported.
Portugal vs USWNT starting line-up
- Ines Pereira
- Patrícia Morais
- Catarina Amado
- Joana Marchão
- Silvia Rebelo
- Andreia Norton
- Fátima Pinto
- Tatiana Pinto
- Dolores Silva
- Carolina Mendes
- Kika Nazareth
As the top-ranked team in the world, the U.S. Women’s National Team are under more pressure than usual. They intend to play a “statement game” in the group stage following a commanding 3-0 victory against Vietnam and a 1-1 draw with the Netherlands. The team aim to rekindle their terror factor and demonstrate their unmatched skills with an early offensive drive against Portugal, a historically difficult foe. The USWNT are under pressure, but they’re determined to prove once again they’re soccer’s best team.
The Portuguese Women’s National Team try to bounce back from a close loss to the Netherlands. They’ll use a tough low block against the USWNT in an effort to frustrate and counter the Americans. The Portuguese are buoyed by their first-ever World Cup victory over Vietnam under coach Francisco Neto and the inspiring leadership of 20-year-old forward Kika Nazareth. In their quest to write another legendary page in their World Cup adventure, they are anticipating an exciting match.
USWNT vs Portugal: Predictions
Going into the championship game, there is pressure, and there is no better opportunity for the squad to send a message to the competition. Portugal score 0; USWNT score 3.