NWSL Challenge Cup: Schedule, dates, start times as knockout stage begins in Utah tournament

NWSL Challenge Cup: Schedule, dates, start times as knockout stage begins in Utah tournament

The bracket is set for the quarterfinals at the 2020 Challenge Cup

Watch Now:
Who Wins The NWSL Cup?
(0:47)

The 2020 NWSL Challenge Cup began the knockout stage on Friday with a big upset. The No. 8 Portland Thorns took out the top-seeded North Carolina Courage to start the round and advance the semifinals. The tournament wraps up on Sunday, July 26 with the final at Rio Tinto Stadium.

The final will air on CBS while all matches will be available to stream on CBS All Access. 

So who wins the NWSL Challenge Cup? And which long shot could stun the soccer world? Visit SportsLine now to see the model’s picks for the NWSL Challenge Cup, all from the proprietary European soccer model that’s up an eye-popping 13,800 percent!  

Here’s the schedule and kickoff times for the preliminary round and the knockout stage:

Sat., June 27

North Carolina Courage 2, Portland Thorns FC 1    

FINAL CBS & CBS All Access

Washington Spirit 2, Chicago Red Stars 1

FINAL CBS All Access  

Tue., June 30

Houston Dash 3, Utah Royals FC 3

FINAL CBS All Access  

OL Reign 0, Sky Blue FC 0

FINAL CBS All Access  

Wed., July 1

Portland Thorns FC 0, Chicago Red Stars 0

FINAL CBS All Access  

North Carolina Courage 2, Washington Spirit 0

FINAL CBS All Access  

Sat., July 4

Utah Royals FC 1, Sky Blue FC 0

FINAL CBS All Access  

Houston Dash 2, OL Reign 0

FINAL CBS All Access  

Sun., July 5

North Carolina Courage 1, Chicago Red Stars 0

FINAL CBS All Access  

Portland Thorns FC 1, Washington Spirit 1

FINAL CBS All Access  

Wed., July 8

OL Reign 1, Utah Royals 0

FINAL CBS All Access  

Sky Blue FC 2, Houston Dash 0

FINAL  CBS All Access  

Sun., July 12

Washington Spirit 1,  Houston Dash 0

FINAL CBS All Access  

Chicago Red Stars 1. Utah Royals FC 0

FINAL CBS All Access  

Mon., July 13

OL Reign 0, Portland Thorns FC 0

FINAL CBS All Access  

North Carolina Courage 2, Sky Blue FC 0

FINAL CBS All Access  

Fri., July 17

Quarterfinal: Portland Thorns 1, North Carolina Courage 0

FINAL CBS All Access  
Quarterfinal: Houston Dash vs. Utah Royals 10 p.m. CBS All Access  
Sat., July 18 Quarterfinal: Washington Spirit vs. Sky Blue FC 12:30 p.m. CBS All Access
Quarterfinal: OL Reign vs. Chicago Red Stars 10 p.m. CBS All Access

Wed., July 22

Semifinal 1 at Rio Tinto Stadium

12:30 p.m. CBS All Access
Semifinal 2 at Rio Tinto Stadium 10 p.m. CBS All Access

Sun., July 26

Final at Rio Tinto Stadium

12:30 p.m.  CBS & CBS All Access

For more on the NWSL, click here.

XL subscribe to our newsletter banner

Get the latest news and advice on COVID-19, direct from the experts in your inbox. Join hundreds of thousands who trust experts by subscribing to our newsletter.

Send your news and stories to us news@climaxradio.co.uk or newstories@climaxnewsroom.com and WhatsApp: +447747873668.

Before you go...

Democratic norms are being stress-tested all over the world, and the past few years have thrown up all kinds of questions we didn't know needed clarifying – how long is too long for a parliamentary prorogation? How far should politicians be allowed to intervene in court cases? To monitor these issues as closely as we have in the past we need your support, so please consider donating to The Climax News Room.