FOX SPORTS to show Westfield Matildas’ Algarve Cup matches LIVE

Westfield Matildas star Caitlin Foord.
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Australian sports fans will be able to watch the Westfield Matildas take on some of the world’s best teams at the Algarve Cup in Portugal LIVE following confirmation that FOX SPORTS will broadcast all of the team’s matches at the tournament.

The commitment by FOX SPORTS will see the Westfield Matildas’ three group stage matches against Sweden, the Netherlands and China P.R. plus the team’s final placement match all broadcast into Australia, beginning with the opening match against Rio Games silver medallists Sweden at 5.30am (AEDT) on 2 March 2017 (LIVE on FOX SPORTS 503).

This will be followed by the encounter against the Netherlands on 4 March (kick-off 2.00am AEDT) (LIVE on FOX SPORTS 506) and then China P.R. on 7 March (kick-off 2.00am AEDT) (LIVE on FOX SPORTS 505).

The Westfield Matildas squad has touched down in Portugal ahead of what will be the team’s first matches since last year’s Rio Games.

The Westfield Matildas will compete at the Algarve Cup, the oldest invitational tournament in women’s football, for the first time in 17 years.

Lani Johnson with the Matildas.

Algarve Cup 2017 – Westfield Matildas matches – all LIVE on FOX SPORTS

Group C

Westfield Matildas

China P.R.

Netherlands

Sweden

Westfield Matildas v Sweden

1 March 2017

Albufeira, Portugal

Kick-Off: 6.30pm local time (5.30am AEDT, 2 March)

LIVE on FOX SPORTS 503

Westfield Matildas v Netherlands

3 March 2017

Vila Real Sto Antonio, Portugal

Kick-Off: 3.00pm local time (2.00am AEDT, 4 March)

LIVE on FOX SPORTS 506

China P.R. v Westfield Matildas

6 March 2017

Albufeira, Portugal

Kick-Off: 3.00pm local time (2.00am AEDT, 7 March)

LIVE on FOX SPORTS 505

Group A

Canada, Denmark, Portugal, Russia

Group B

Iceland, Japan, Norway, Spain

The two teams with the best classification of the three groups will play in the Final on 8 March 2017. The third highest ranked team and the best runner-up will play in the third place match.