The U.S. women's national team will play its first two matches after the Women's World Cup against Costa Rica on Aug. 16 in Pittsburgh and Aug. 19 in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
The USA and
Costa Rica last met in the title game of the 2014 Concacaf Women's Championship . The USA triumphed 6-0 to take the regional championship.
Costa Rica's Ticas played for the first time at
the Women's World Cup, finishing third in Group E after tying Spain, 1-1, and South Korea, 2-2, before losing to Brazil, 1-0.
The match in Pittsburgh marks the U.S. women's second visit
to Heinz Field, home of the NFL's Pittsburgh Steelers, after defeating Iceland there by a 3-0 score in 2004 following the Olympic gold medal run in Greece.
The USA played at Finley
Stadium, home of the National Premier Soccer League's Chattanooga FC and the Tennessee-Chattanooga football and women's soccer teams in 1997, defeating Sweden, 3-1.