CHICAGO (Dec. 16, 2013) – Tickets for the first U.S. Women’s National Team match of 2014 go on sale Friday, Dec. 20 at 10 a.m. CT as the USA meets Canada on Jan. 31 at Toyota Stadium in Frisco, Texas, home to FC Dallas of Major League Soccer. The match will kick off at 8 p.m. CT and will be broadcast on FOX Sports 1. Fans can also follow along on ussoccer.com’s MatchTracker and on Twitter @ussoccer_wnt.
Tickets can be purchased starting Dec. 20 at 10 a.m. CT through ussoccer.com, by phone at 1-800-745-3000 and at all Ticketmaster ticket centers throughout the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex (including many Walmart and Fiesta stores). [Note: The Toyota Stadium ticket office will be open for in-person sales Monday-Friday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. starting on Jan. 2.]
Groups of 20 or more can obtain an order form at ussoccer.com or call 312-528-1290. Ultimate Fan Tickets (special VIP packages which include a premium ticket, a custom made official U.S. national team jersey with name and number, VIP access to the field before and after the game, and other unique benefits) are also available exclusively through ussoccer.com.
As a sponsor of U.S. Soccer, Visa is pleased to offer all Visa cardholders access to an advance ticket sale for this match before the sale to the general public. This advance sale starts Thursday, Dec. 19, at 10 a.m. CT and runs until Friday, Dec. 20, at 8 a.m. CT at ussoccer.com. Visa will be the only payment method accepted through the Visa presale and is the preferred card of U.S. Soccer. Terms and conditions apply.
This will be the third appearance for the U.S. Women at Toyota Stadium, and the second match at the venue against Canada. The USA last played in Frisco on Feb. 11, 2012, in front of 20,677 fans that braved near-freezing temperatures to see Alex Morgan score two late goals to pull out a 2-1 victory against New Zealand. The USA also played there in May 2007 in 6-2 victory over Canada.
The upcoming match should once again showcase the world’s top two active goal scorers in Abby Wambach of the USA, who sits on 163 career goals, and Christine Sinclair of Canada, who has found the net 147 times.
- The USA has an all-time record of 46-3-5 against Canada.
- The two countries have faced each other in the last two Olympics, a 2-1 quarterfinal win for the USA in 2008 and a dramatic 4-3 semifinal triumph in overtime for the Americans in 2012.
- The U.S. team is ranked No. 1 in the latest FIFA Women’s World Rankings while Canada is No 7.
- The USA finished 2013 with an unbeaten record of 13-0-3 and scored 56 goals while allowing 11.
- This will be the USA’s 10th all-time match in Texas where it holds a 9-0-0 record.
- The USA’s first appearance in Texas was a 9-1 win against Canada on May 19, 1995, at Franklin Field in Dallas and drew 6,145 fans, which was at the time the second-largest crowd ever to watch the U.S. team in the United States.