FIFA Women's World Cup 2015: Round of 16 Draw Schedule Has United States Against Colombia, Brazil Favorite In Knockout Stage

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Jun 20, 2015 11:38 AM EDT
Alex Morgan #13 of the United States
Alex Morgan #13 of the United States kicks the ball during the team wamup prior to the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015 Group D match between Nigeria and The United States June, 16, 2015 at BC Place Stadium in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada."

The FIFA Women's World Cup is into the Round of 16 for the knockout stage and matches will be from Saturday through Tuesday in Canada as teams like the United States, Germany, Colombia, Sweden, China, Cameroon, Brazil, Japan, Australia, Korea, England and Switzerland take the pitch and all matches will be live on TV and online from Fox Sports 1 and Fox Sports Go.

The United States national team has Colombia in the first match of the knockout round, while Germany will be playing against Sweden on Saturday. The US team will play against Colombia on Monday in Edmonton and they are the favorites in that match. Getting the group was huge and they avoided Brazil and now they get the chance to play against Colombia in the Round of 16.

The US has won against Colombia the last two meetings, winning in the 2011 World Cup and 2012 Olympics. The Saturday match with Germany and Sweden is at 4 pm in Ottawa and that has the Germans coming in at 2-0-1, while Sweden had three draws in the group stage. The two coaches for the teams come in after playing for their national sides in the past and that match is ahead of China against Cameroon at Commonwealth Stadium in Edmonton.

This is the first World Cup for Cameroon and they won two of their first three matches and they were able to get into the elimination stage. Sunday has one of the favorites in action with Brazil playing and they have yet to lose this tournament after winning all three matches in the group stage. Marta is one of the stars of the tournament and she comes in as a five time FIFA player of the year and she has Brazil as one of the favorites along with the United States, Germany and Japan

France and South Korea play against each other at Olympic Stadium in Montreal on Sunday, while Canada and Switzerland match up in the night game in Vancouver. The United States avoid some tough travel by ending up with Colombia and before they play, Norway and England will play on the schedule. The US comes in confident and they will not overlook Colombia in the knockout stage.

Check here for the FIFA Women's World Cup schedule.

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