This Week in Women’s Football: NWSL Championship up 216 percent over 2019 final, UEFA Women’s World Cup Qualifying, Women’s Friendlies

NWSL Championship viewership numbers

An average of 525,000 viewers tuned in to CBS to watch the Washington Spirit take down the Chicago Red Stars in the NWSL Championship game on Saturday, Nov. 20. The game posted a 216 percent increase from the 2019 NWSL Championship. Moreover, an average of 571,000 viewers tuned in to the final hour of the game, making it the most-streamed NWSL game on Paramount+ this season.

UEFA Women’s World Cup Qualifying

The UEFA Women’s World Cup qualifying is underway. These are the most anticipated games during this international break and how to watch them around the world.

Friday, Nov. 26

  • Germany vs. Turkey at 10 a.m. ET
  • Italy vs. Switzerland at 11:30 a.m. ET
  • Scotland vs. Ukraine at 2:35 p.m. ET
  • Czech Republic vs. Netherlands at 2:45 p.m. ET
  • France vs. Kazakhstan at 3:10 p.m. ET

Saturday, Nov. 27

  • England vs. Austria at 7:30 a.m. ET

Monday, Nov. 29

  • Northern Ireland vs. Austria at 2 p.m. ET

Tuesday, Nov. 30

  • Denmark vs. Russia at 12 p.m. ET
  • Portugal vs. Germany at 1 p.m. ET
  • Sweden vs. Slovakia at 1 p.m. ET
  • England vs. Latvia at 2 p.m. ET
  • Belgium vs. Poland at 2:30 p.m. ET
  • Spain vs. Scotland at 3 p.m. ET
  • France vs. Wales at 3:10 p.m. ET

Visit LiveSoccerTV's UEFA Women's World Cup Qualifying page to learn how to watch these games.

How to watch USWNT vs. Australia and Mexico vs. Canada

There will be women’s football international action outside UEFA Women’s World Cup Qualifying. The Matildas will host the USWNT twice in the next five days and Canada will face El Tri Femenil twice as well. 

The first game between Australia and the USA will take place at Stadium Australia in Sydney on Friday, Nov. 26 at 11 p.m. ET. This will be the third meeting between the USA and Australia this calendar year. The teams played twice at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Also, over 35,000 tickets have been sold for the game, which will be the largest ever crowd to watch Australia at home.

The second game between the two nations will take place in Newcastle, Australia, on Tuesday, Nov. 30, at 4:05 a.m. ET. 

On the other hand, Canada and Mexico will also compete in a doubleheader during the international break. The first game is set to kick off on Saturday, Nov. 27, at 12 p.m. ET at Estadio Banco de Guayaquil in Quito, Ecuador. 

The second match will be played at Estadio Ciudad de los Deportes in Mexico City on Tuesday, Nov. 30, at 5:30 p.m. ET.

Click the link to find out how to watch these inter national friendly doubeheaders from around the world.

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