A total of eight Thorns FC players will be in action this week with their respective national teams. Five players will be on American soil playing in the first ever SheBelieves Cup, while three others are competing in Portugal at the Algarve Cup. Below is a breakdown of who is playing where, schedules and how to follow along.
The Algarve Cup runs March 2-9, with final matches taking place on March 9. The SheBelieves Cup goes from March 3-9.
Thorns players participating: Jodie Taylor (England), Tobin Heath (United States), Lindsey Horan (United States), Meghan Klingenberg (United States), Emily Sonnett (United States)
2016 SheBelieves Cup Schedule
|Mar. 3||Germany vs. France||Raymond James Stadium||Tampa, Fla.||2:00 p.m. PT|
|Mar. 3||USA vs. England||Raymond James Stadium||Tampa, Fla.||4:30 p.m. PT||FS1|
|Mar. 6||USA vs. France||Nissan Stadium||Nashville, Tenn.||12:00 p.m. PT||ESPN3|
|Mar. 6||England vs. Germany||Nissan Stadium||Nashville, Tenn.||2:30 p.m. PT|
|Mar. 9||France vs. England||FAU Stadium||Boca Raton, Fla.||2:00 p.m. PT|
|Mar. 9||USA vs. Germany||FAU Stadium||Boca Raton, Fla.||4:30 p.m. PT||ESPN3|
The winner of the tournament will be based on total points (three for a win, one for a tie), with the first tie-breaker being overall goal difference, followed by most total tournament goals scored, then head-to-head result and lastly (if necessary) FIFA Ranking.
|Mar. 2||Iceland vs. Belgium||7:00am PT|
|Mar. 2||Denmark vs. Canada||7:00am PT|
|Mar. 4||Canada vs. Belgium||7:00am PT|
|Mar. 4||Iceland vs. Denmark||7:00am PT|
|Mar. 7||Denmark vs. Belgium||7:00am PT|
|Mar. 7||Iceland vs. Canada||7:00am PT|
|Mar. 9||Final Matches||TBD|