The U.S. Women's National Team will face Australia on Sunday, Oct. 20, in San Antonio, Texas. The USA's first game in San Antonio will be broadcast live on NBC at 12:30 p.m. CT, and fans can follow along on ussoccer.com's MatchTracker and on Twitter at ussoccer_wnt.
The match will be played at the Alamodome, marking the 10th game in U.S. Women's National Team history to be played indoors. The USA is 9-0-0 under a roof, playing its first match indoors at the Pontiac Silverdome in Detroit, Mich., in 1993.
Tickets are on sale now through ussoccer.com, by phone at 1-800-745-3000 and at all Ticketmaster ticket centers throughout San Antonio (including many HEB and Walmart locations), as well as the Alamodome ticket office (open Monday-Friday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.). Groups of 20 or more can obtain an order form at ussoccer.com or call 312-528-1290. Ultimate Fan Tickets (special VIP packages that 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, Sept. 19, at 10 a.m. CT and runs until Friday, Sept. 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.
The U.S. women have played 11 matches in the state of Texas, including two in 2012 (in Frisco and Houston), but this will be the first visit to San Antonio since a pre-Olympic warm-up match at Blossom Field in 1996. The U.S. defeated Sweden, which featured former U.S. head coach Pia Sundhage at forward, 3-0.
The match will mark the first time Sermanni has faced his old team. Sermanni was head coach of Australia from 1994-1996 and from 2005-2012, when he lead the Matildas to the quarterfinals of the 2007 and 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup tournaments.