In the first bracket, Germany who finished atop Group A will face Group B runner-up Japan, and Sweden Group C winner will face Group D runner-up Australia. In the second bracket, England Group B winner will face off against neighbor France who were runner-up in Group A while the United States, Group C runner-up will face off against Brazil the Group D winner. All games will be covered live on ESPN and ESPN3.com.
The Guardian offers a nice roundup of the four matches and if you need a reminder of the strides the game has made, check out Jennifer’s post looking back to THAT game (USA/Brazil, 2007).
Here’s the schedule for the Women’s World Cup quarterfinals:
Saturday July 9th
10:30 am – England vs. France
1:15 pm – Germany vs. Japan
Sunday July 10th
5:30 am – Sweden vs. Australia
10:00 am – Brazil vs. United States
The Semifinals are July 13th and the Final will be July 17th.