The NWSL Challenge Cup kicks off Saturday, June 27 as the league becomes the first team sports league in the United States to return after the worst of the coronavirus pandemic. Eight teams will battle for the crown in the month-long tournament after the Orlando Pride had to pull out of the competition due to numerous positive COVID-19 tests at the club.
The opening match and final will air on CBS, and all matches can be viewed on CBS All-Access.
Here’s the complete schedule. Be sure to check back for live blogs, recaps and more:
Saturday, June 27
North Carolina Courage vs. Portland Timbers, 12:30 p.m.
Chicago Red Stars vs. Washington Spirit, 10 p.m.
Tuesday, June 30
Houston Dash vs. Utah Royals, 12:30 p.m.
OL Reign vs. Sky Blue, 10 p.m.
Wednesday, July 1
Portland Thorns vs. Chicago Red Stars, 12:30 p.m.
Washington Spirit vs. North Carolina Courage, 10 p.m.
Saturday, July 4
Utah Royals vs. Sky Blue, 12:30 p.m.
Houston Dash vs. OL Reign, 10 p.m.
Sunday, July 5
North Carolina Courage vs. Chicago Red Stars, 12:30 p.m.
Portland Thorns vs. Washington Spirit, 10 p.m.
Wednesday, July 8
Utah Royals vs. OL Reign, 12:30 p.m.
Sky Blue vs. Houston Dash, 10 p.m.
Sunday, July 12
Washington Spirit vs. Houston Dash, 12:30 p.m.
Chicago Red Stars vs. Utah Royals, 10 p.m.
Monday, July 13
OL Reign vs. Portland Thorns, 12:30 p.m.
Sky Blue vs. North Carolina, 10 p.m.
Friday, July 17
Quarterfinal 1, 12:30 p.m.
Quarterfinal 2, 10 p.m.
Saturday, July 18
Quarterfinal 3, 12:30 p.m.
Quarterfinal 4, 10 p.m.
Wednesday, July 22
Semifinal 1, 12:30 p.m.
Semifinal 2, 10 p.m.
Sunday, July 26
Final, 12:30 p.m.