The expect crowd of 18,500 will mark the second-largest Pennsylvania crowd to attend a U.S. Women's game as 31,553 were on hand for the USA's 5-0 victory against Nigeria on Sept. 25, 2003, during the FIFA Women's World Cup at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia.
And heck, with a packed stadium, hopefully this will be a bit of a World Cup atmosphere.
The U.S. is preparing for the 2012 London Olympics after winning the CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualifying tournament last January in Vancouver. The U.S. Women have won three Olympic gold medals, including the past two Olympics in Athens (2004) and Beijing (2008).
Following Sunday's match against China, the U.S. travels to Sweden to face host Sweden and Japan on June 16 and 18, respectively, with both matches in Halmstad. Then the U.S. Women host Canada at 12 p.m. MT on Saturday, June 30, at Rio Tinto Stadium in Sandy, Utah, where more than 10,000 tickets have already been sold for that match (tickets ). The match is the USA's final home game before the 2012 London Olympics and will be broadcast live on NBC.