The National Women’s Soccer League has released a partial amount of the Fall Series schedule. The slew of friendlies is set to kick off this weekend on Saturday, with the Washington Spirit taking on Sky Blue FC at Segra Field. CBS will air the match on national television, with the game kicking off at 1 p.m. EST.
The Fall Series is a slate of friendly matches, with teams being broken up into three “pods,” or groups, based on regional location. The competition will run through Sept. 5 until Oct. 17, totaling seven weeks of women’s soccer action.
Teams will be traveling to the respective markets of their pod groups. Those pods are listed below.
- West Pod: OL Reign, Portland Thorns, Utah Royals
- Norhteast Pod: Chicago Red Stars, Sky Blue FC, Washington Spirit
- South Pod: Houston Dash, North Carolina Courage, Orlando Pride
NWSL Fall Series Schedule
All matches will air on Twitch for international viewers. Meanwhile, in the United States, games will air on CBS All-Access, with a select amount of matches airing on CBS and CBS Sports Network.
Games that are bolded will air on CBS.
|Saturday, Sept. 5||1:00 PM||Segra Field||Washington Spirit||Sky Blue FC||CBS & CBS ALL ACCESS|
|Friday, Sept. 11||7:00 PM||Sahlen’s Stadium||NC Courage||Houston Dash||TWITCH|
|Saturday, Sept. 12||12:00 PM||Segra Field||Washington Spirit||Chicago Red Stars||TWITCH|
|Saturday, Sept. 12||3:30 PM||Providence Park||Portland Thorns FC||OL Reign||CBS & CBS ALL ACCESS|
|Saturday, Sept. 19||1:00 PM||Sahlen’s Stadium||NC Courage||Orlando Pride||CBS & CBS ALL ACCESS|
|Sunday, Sept. 20||1:00 PM||SeatGeek Stadium||Chicago Red Stars||Sky Blue FC||CBS ALL ACCESS|
|Sunday, Sept. 20||3:00 PM||Providence Park||Portland Thorns FC||Utah Royals FC||TWITCH|
|Saturday, Sept. 26||1:00 PM||SeatGeek Stadium||Chicago Red Stars||Washington Spirit||CBS & CBS ALL ACCESS|
|Saturday, Sept. 26||3:30 PM||Rio Tinto Stadium||Utah Royals FC||OL Reign||CBS ALL ACCESS|
|Saturday, Sept. 26||8:30 PM||BBVA Stadium||Houston Dash||Orlando Pride||TWITCH|
|Saturday, Oct. 3||12:30 PM||Montclair State||Sky Blue FC||Washington Spirit||TWITCH|
|Saturday, Oct. 3||10:00 PM||Rio Tinto Stadium||Utah Royals FC||Portland Thorns FC||CBSSN|
|Sunday, Oct. 4||7:00 PM||BBVA Stadium||Houston Dash||North Carolina Courage||TWITCH|
|Friday, Oct. 9||5:00 PM||Osceola County Stadium||Orlando Pride||Houston Dash||CBSSN|
|Saturday, Oct. 10||12:30 PM||Montclair State||Sky Blue FC||Chicago Red Stars||CBS ALL ACCESS|
|Saturday, Oct. 10||8:00 PM||Cheney Stadium||OL Reign||Portland Thorns FC||TWITCH|
|Saturday, Oct. 17||4:00 PM||Exploria Stadium||Orlando Pride||North Carolina Courage||CBS & CBS ALL ACCESS|
|Saturday, Oct. 17||8:00 PM||Cheney Stadium||OL Reign||Utah Royals FC||CBS ALL ACCESS|
Sky Blue FC will be featuring at Montclair State instead of Red Bull Arena. Red Bull Arena is currently being used by both the New York Red Bulls and New York City FC of MLS, as they are forced to share a stadium with Yankee Stadium in use.
Also, the Orlando Pride will host the Houston Dash at Osceola County Stadium on Oct. 9.
“Building on the success of this summer’s Challenge Cup, I am so excited to smartly and safely take this next step on the NWSL’s journey,” Lisa, Baird, NWSL Commissioner, said last week. “The women of the NWSL want to compete and we’ve certainly heard from our fans all over the world looking for more action this year. I’d like to thank the NWSL Player’s Association for their constant collaboration, as well as CBS for continuing to invest in our league’s growth and this unprecedented opportunity to showcase the NWSL to a world-wide audience, week-in, week-out.”
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