USWNT to face Canada on June 2nd in Toronto, first meeting since Olympics

USWNT to face Canada on June 2nd in Toronto, first meeting since Olympics

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USWNT to face Canada on June 2nd in Toronto, first meeting since Olympics

It is a rematch you can bet Canada has been waiting for, and one that should offer plenty of entertainment and tension.

The U.S. Women’s National Team will take on Canada in a friendly in Toronto on June 2nd, the Canadian Soccer Association and U.S. Soccer announced on Tuesday.

The meeting will the first between the countries since the Americans defeated Canada in the Olympics semifinals in a hotly-contested and controversial match. The U.S. went on to win Olympic gold while Canada rebounded to win an Olympic bronze.

“High quality matches on foreign soil are always tremendous challenges and are excellent environments for our team to grow,” said U.S. head coach Tom Sermanni. “Surely the USA-Canada match will be filled with emotion and these are the type of games our players very much look forward to.”

What do you think of this news? Think Canada will exact some revenge and beat the Americans? See this as the top rivalry in women’s soccer now?

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