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NWSL CHALLENGE CUP CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL

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Diane Scavuzzo

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Catch the Soccer Action on CBS and Watch as the Houston and Chicago Battle for the Cup


The excitement continues this weekend with the finale of the NWSL Challenge Cup Final. Watch on CBS or Twitch.

The NWSL Challenge Cup final is this weekend. The quarterfinals are over and they provided socer fans with great entertainment. Chicago Red Stars battled Sky Blue FC and won 3-2, and now face Houston Dash in tournament finale Sunday at Rio Tinto Stadium in Sandy, Utah. The Dash punched their ticket to the NWSL Challenge Cup Final, defeating the Portland Thorns 1-0 with the help of team captain Rachel Daly who scored the only goal.

Read: NWSL CHALLENGE CUP: SKY BLUE AND RED STARS ADVANCE



Player to Watch: Jane Campbell, the goalkeeper for the Houston Dash


Read: NWSL CHALLENGE CUP: THORNS TROUNCE COURAGE & DASH PASS ROYALS TO ADVANCE

Leading by example


Captain @RachelDaly3 puts @HoustonDash in the lead!

1-0 | #HOUvPOR

Tune in now on @CBSAllAccess and @Twitch.#NWSLChallengeCup pic.twitter.com/NgYQW7i5Ne

— NWSL (@NWSL) July 22, 2020
National Women’s Soccer League Commissioner, Lisa Baird, spoke with the media ahead of the 2020 NWSL Challenge Cup presented by P&G and Secret final, presented by Budweiser.

“The #1 principle to keep everyone healthy and well,” said Baird who told the media that she was looking forward to the championship game. “Who could have written a better script?” The NWSL has mitigated the risks of the Coronavirus COVID-19 successfully and created a safe bubble for the teams competing.

“Life in the bubble, and competing in the bubble is intense.”

Lisa Baird, National Women’s Soccer League Commissioner
“America has now been introduced to these women,” said Baird who announced the NWSL will be rolling out a series of stories highlighting their players soon.


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