U.S. Advances to to Quarterfinal in Women's World Cup

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at 9:00 AM
Vicky Losada of Spain battles for possession with Crystal Dunn of the USA during the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup France Round Of 16 match between Spain and USA at Stade Auguste Delaune on June 24, 2019 in Reims, France. (Photo: Robert Cianflone/Getty Image)

The U.S. women's soccer team is looking to win its fourth World Cup this year. The team advanced to the quarterfinals on Monday with a 2-1 victory over Spain and is undefeated so far. But the Americans may meet their toughest opponent yet when they face off against tournament-host France on Friday. In this half hour, we're going to check in on Team USA and its quest for another world championship. We'll also discuss the team's lawsuit against the U.S. Soccer Federation over gender discrimination and unequal pay.

Guests:

Caitlin Murray, soccer journalist; author, "The National Team: The Inside Story of the Women Who Changed Soccer"

Carla Overbeck, assistant coach, Duke University women's soccer team

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