The knockout rounds are here! Having advanced out of Group E at the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup, the U.S. Women’s National Team will travel from New Zealand to Australia for its upcoming Round of 16 matchup against longtime rivals Sweden. The teams will square off on August 6 (7 p.m. AET/5 a.m. ET on FOX, Telemundo, Universo and Peacock) at Melbourne Rectangular Stadium in Melbourne/Naarm in what will be the seventh meeting all-time between the teams at the Women’s World Cup but the first ever in the knockout rounds.
Get ready for the Round of 16 with Five Things to Know about Sweden
SWEDES TOP GROUP G
Sweden advanced to the knockout rounds as the winners of Group G, its fourth consecutive Women’s World Cup advancing out of the group and eighth overall in nine World Cup appearances. Like the USA, Sweden played the entirety of the group stage in New Zealand, playing two…