After a thrilling 2-1 win over France in the quarterfinals, the United States women’s soccer team is set to face England in Lyon, France on Tuesday afternoon for a spot in the FIFA Women’s World Cup final.
The match is set to kick-off at 3:00 p.m. EDT.
Looking for a spot to watch the semifinal showdown? Here’s a list of bars and restaurants in Southwest Virginia that have announced plans to hold watch parties.
- ROANOKE: Mr. P’s Neighborhood Grill hosted by American Outlaws: Roanoke. 3555 Electric Road Roanoke, Virginia 24018
- ROANOKE: The Village Grill. 1802 Memorial Ave SW, Roanoke, Virginia 24015
- ROANOKE: Starr Hill Pilot Brewery. 6 Old Whitmore Ave. Roanoke, Virginia 24016
- LYNCHBURG: The Water Dog. 1016 Jefferson Street, Lynchburg, Virginia 24504
You can watch the game on WFXR-TV with pregame coverage starting at 2:00 p.m. EDT.
Ryan Hambright, the founder of the Roanoke chapter of American Outlaws, is hoping for a bigger crowd on Tuesday than the dozens that showed up at Mr. P’s Neighborhood Grill to watch USA beat France.
“The women, as we’ve gotten farther and farther in the tournament, more and more people have come out to see the games,” Hambright said. “It’s given us an opportunity to promote the sport in Roanoke and it’s growing. When you get to World Cup time, it’s different.”
“When you get to the World Cup, the frenzy is just out there. “