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U.S. WNT to Face Canada on May 8 in Winnipeg

Match at Investors Group Field Kicks off at 8 p.m. ET

CHICAGO (Feb. 3, 2014) – The U.S. Women’s National Team will head north of the border to face Canada on May 8 at Investors Group Field in Winnipeg.

The game kicks off at 7 p.m. local (8 p.m. ET), and broadcast information will be announced at a later date. Winnipeg is one of six host cities for the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup in Canada.

The U.S. and Canada have faced each other once before in Winnipeg, with the USA posting a 4-1 victory on July 27, 1990.

The U.S. WNT opened its 2014 campaign with a 1-0 win against Canada on Jan. 31 in front of 20,862 fans at Toyota Stadium in Frisco, Texas. Sydney Leroux scored the game’s only goal and the USA improved to 47-3-5 all-time against Canada.

The USA is preparing to face Russia for a two-game set on Feb. 8 at FAU Stadium in Boca Raton, Fla. (3:30 p.m. ET kickoff), and on Feb. 12 at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta (7:30 p.m. ET kickoff). Both games will be webcast live on Fans can also follow the action on Twitter @ussoccer_wnt.