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U.S. WNT Will Play against Russia on April 6

CHICAGO, March 20, 2017—The process to apply for press credentials for the upcoming U.S. Women's National Team's matches against Russia in April is currently open via the U.S. Soccer press credential application system.

Deadline to apply for both U.S. Women's National Team matches against Russia is Monday, March 27. Please note that late applications will not be accepted.

U.S. Soccer credentials are required for these matches and the deadline will be strictly enforced. Local venue credentials will not be valid. Media can access the online application via the following link: http://www.ussoccer.com/About/Media-Services/Credentials.aspx.

U.S. WNT Match Schedule:

Date …. Match …. Time …. Venue …. Deadline

April 6    WNT vs. Russia    7:30 p.m. CT   Toyota Stadium; Frisco, Texas   March 27

April 9    WNT vs. Russia    1 p.m. CT  BBVA Compass Stadium; Houston, Texas  March 27

The USA last met Russia in two February friendlies in 2014, winning 7-0 at FAU Stadium in Boca Raton, Fla. and 8-0 at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta. Prior to those games, the teams hadn't met since 2002 in the opening game of the Nike U.S. Women's Cup in Uniondale, N.Y. These will be the final U.S. WNT matches before the National Women's Soccer League kicks off its historic fifth season. Tickets for both games are now on sale via ussoccer.com.

Russia is currently ranked 23rd in the world by FIFA.

For more information on accreditation for these matches or if you have technical difficulties in submitting an accreditation request, contact Ilyanna Gutierrez at igutierrez@ussoccer.org..

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