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Women’s Soccer World Cup 2019: USA vs. Thailand game information, how to watch, open thread

The United States play their first game of the tournament today.

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The New England Patriots’ summer vacation is just starting, but there is plenty going on in the world of sports — from the NBA finals to the Boston Bruins’ quest to win the Stanley Cup to the 2019 women’s soccer world cup. And the latter will see the United States’ first game today. Here’s all you need to know about it.

Group Stage: United States vs. Thailand

Time: 3:00 p.m. ET

Place: Stade Auguste-Delaune II (Reims)

How to watch: Fox (USA), Telemundo (USA; Spanish), BBC Four (United Kingdom)

Online streaming: Fox Sports Go (cable authentication), Telemundo Deportes En Vivo (Spanish), fuboTV

Group F standings

Position Team Games played Win Draw Loss Goals for Goals against Points
Position Team Games played Win Draw Loss Goals for Goals against Points
t-1 United States 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
t-1 Thailand 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
t-1 Chile 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
t-1 Sweden 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

The top two teams in each group will qualify for the knockout stage, with the four best third place teams doing as well. The United States, given their status as reigning world champions, are favored to advance — but in order to do that, starting well into the tournament is key. Against Thailand, the team will have a prime chance to do that.

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