A Quick Guide to the USWNT at the Olympics

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The Olympics start tonight. Here is a quick guide to the group stage for the USWNT and a look at what the knockout rounds might bring.

The Group Stage: Group G

Game 1:

Opponent: New Zealand

When: August 3, 2016 – 6 PM ET

Where: Mineirão; Belo Horizonte

TV Channel: NBCSN, NBC Universo

Game 2:

Opponent: France

When: August 6, 2016 – 4 PM ET

Where: Mineirão; Belo Horizonte

TV Channel: NBCSN, NBC Universo

Game 3:

Opponent: Colombia

When: August 9, 2016 – 6 PM ET

Where: Amazônia Arena; Manaus

TV Channel: NBCSN, NBC Universo

Other Groups:

Group E: Sweden, Brazil, South Africa, China PR

Group F: Canada, Zimbabwe, Australia, Germany

Knockout Games:

The USWNT is in Group G. The winner of Group G will face the third place team from either Group E / F, likely China or Canada. The road is much harder if the USWNT end up in second place in Group G. The second place team plays the winner is Group F, likely Germany or Australia.

Quarter-finals: 8/12

Semi-Final: 8/16

Final: 8/19

Quarter-finals

Semi-finals

Gold medal match

Winner E

Third F / G

Winner E / Third F / G

Winner G / Third E / F

Winner

Winner

Winner G

Third E / F

   Winner F / Runner Up G .  

  Runner Up E / Runner Up F  

Winner F

Runner Up G

   Bronze medal match   

   Runner Up E  

   Runner Up F   

Loser

Loser