2020 NWSL Challenge Cup tournament bracket: Semifinals set as Red Stars, Sky Blue advance

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The NWSL became the initial skilled staff athletics league to return in the United States as the 2020 Challenge Cup commenced very last month. The month-extensive, Entire world Cup-design event headed to the knockout phase on Friday, and the quarterfinals obtained commenced with a shocking upset.

The Portland Thorns punched their ticket to the semifinals by knocking off the leading-seeded North Carolina Courage. The Houston Sprint joined the Thorns in the last four with a shootout acquire more than Utah, and Chicago and Sky Blue FC rounded out the semifinalists with shootout wins on Saturday.

Each match will be obtainable to stream on CBS All Obtain. Here’s a seem at the semifinal agenda and the knockout phase scores.

Knockout phase agenda

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Friday, July 17
Portland Thorns 1, North Carolina Courage
Houston Sprint , Utah Royals (Sprint progress, three-2, on PKs)

Saturday, July 18
Sky Blue FC , Washington Spirit (Sky Blue progress, four-three, on PKs)
Chicago Purple Stars , OL Reign (Purple Stars progress, four-three, on PKs)

Wednesday, July 22
Portland Thorns vs. Houston Sprint, twelve:30 p.m. (CBS All Obtain)  
Chicago Purple Stars vs. Sky Blue FC, 10 p.m. (CBS All Obtain) 

Sunday, July 26
Ultimate, twelve:30 p.m. (CBS and CBS All Obtain)

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