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United States Women's National Team to Play at Talen Energy Stadium in Opening Match of 2019 SheBelieves Cup

December 6, 2018 - Major League Soccer (MLS) - Philadelphia Union News Release

CHESTER, Pa. - Keystone Sports and Entertainment, in conjunction with U.S. Soccer, announced today that the United States Women's National Team will play the opening match of the 2019 SheBelieves Cup at Talen Energy Stadium, home of the Philadelphia Union. The match takes place on Wednesday, February 27 at 7:00 p.m. ET, and is to be preceded by England vs. Brazil at 4:00 p.m. ET.

The 2019 SheBelieves Cup serves as an integral part of the USWNT's "Countdown to the Cup," a series of matches for the side that will lead into next summer's FIFA Women's World Cup in France. Countdown to the Cup will run from January to May with the USA playing a total of 10 games - two in Europe followed by eight domestic, including the match at Talen Energy Stadium - before departing for France in pursuit of another World Cup title.

Tickets for the SheBelieves Cup will go on sale to the public Thursday, December 13 through at 10 a.m. ET. Union Season Ticket Members will also receive an exclusive presale offer, to be distributed via email in the near future.

The USWNT is set to visit Talen Energy Stadium for the seventh time in this contest vs. Japan. The USA is 5-0-1 all-time in Chester, last visiting on March 1, 2017 in a 1-0 win against Germany.

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