U.S. Soccer: Women to play three games outdoors

The U.S. women's national team, silver-medalist at the 2000 Olympics, will play Canada Nov. 11 in Columbus, Ohio (4 pm ET at Crew Stadium), and Mexico Dec. 10 in Houston (6 pm CT at Robertson Stadium). Both of those matches will air live on ESPN2. The third "Glory Tour" date will be announced shortly, and tickets will go on sale in each market beginning Oct. 11. The U.S. team has compiled a 25-5-8 record in playing a record 38 matches across nine months in 2000. The team won six major titles before falling to Norway in its bid to defend the 1996 Gold Medal. Against Canada, the U.S. has amassed a 21-1-1 lifetime record, but under Norwegian head coach Even Pelleru,d the Canadians have been steadily improving. In their last meeting, during the "Road to Glory Tour," back on Aug,t 20 in Kansas City, Canada broke a 21-game losing streak against the U.S. women with a 1-1 draw. The Americans have won all five meetings with Mexico.
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