TV Guide: Optus Sport live & exclusive for round of 16 WWC games

• Optus Sport is the only place to watch all 52 matches of the FIFA Women’s World Cup live and on-demand

With the last of the group stage matches played in France, the FIFA Women’s World Cup Round of 16 has now been confirmed.

Optus Sport is the only place to watch all 52 matches of the FIFA Women’s World Cup live and on-demand, including seven of the eight matches in the Round of 16 live and exclusive.

Round of 16

SUNDAY 23 JUNE
Germany v Nigeria (live and exclusive) and Australia v Norway (live)

MONDAY 24 JUNE
England v Cameroon and France v Brazil (both live and exclusive)

TUESDAY 25 JUNE
Spain v USA and Sweden v Canada (both live and exclusive)

WEDNESDAY 26 JUNE
Italy v China PR and Netherlands v Japan (both live and exclusive)

Big matches across the Round of 16 include the host nation France taking on Brazil, England will face Cameroon, USA tackle Spain and of course, the Matildas are in action.

After Sam Kerr’s heroics against Jamaica, Australia take on Norway in their do-or-die Round of 16 clash in Nice on Sunday morning (AEST).

“Some of Australia’s leading football pundits are providing the best insight and analysis across every match of the Women’s World Cup,” Optus Sport executive producer Richard Bayliss said.

“For the Matildas’ next match alone, we will have almost 500 caps for Australia between the broadcast team.”

Optus Sport’s extensive coverage of the Matildas match commences at 4.30am (AEST) on Sunday, with former Matilda and highly regarded journalist Amy Duggan hosting the match. Amy will be joined by former Matildas’ Cheryl Salisbury, Heather Garriock and Amy Chapman in the studio, while former Matilda Alicia Ferguson, former Socceroo Mark Schwarzer and reporters Niav Owens and Jules Breach will be pitchside in France throughout the coverage.

“We have loved watching every moment of this World Cup unfold in France, all the highs and the lows, and not missing a minute of the action,” Optus Sport host Amy Duggan said.

“We are so excited to see the Matildas take on Norway on Sunday morning and are confident they can keep their World Cup dreams alive. Set the alarm and join us on Optus Sport!”

Sunday 23 June

1am – Germany v Nigeria
4.30am – Australia v Norway
7.30am – EscarGoals, hosted by Richard Bayliss and joined by Heather Garriock and Amy Chapman, this show reviews all the overnight action in France.

Broadcast: Amy Duggan, Heather Garriock, Cheryl Salisbury, Ashleigh Sykes, Amy Chapman, Alicia Ferguson and Mark Schwarzer.

Monday 24 June

1am – England v Cameroon
4.30am – France v Brazil
7.30am – EscarGoals, hosted by Richard Bayliss alongside special guests, this show reviews all the overnight action in France.

Broadcast: Amy Duggan, Heather Garriock, Ashleigh Sykes, Amy Chapman, Alicia Ferguson and Mark Schwarzer.

Tuesday 25 June

1.30am – Spain v USA
4.30am – Sweden v Canada
7.30am – EscarGoals, hosted by Richard Bayliss alongside special guests, this show reviews all the overnight action in France.

Broadcast: Mel McLaughlin, Amy Duggan, Heather Garriock, Catherine Cannuli, Georgia-Yeoman Dale, Alicia Ferguson and Mark Schwarzer.

Wednesday 26 June

1.30am – Italy v China PR
4.30am – Netherlands v Japan
7.30am – EscarGoals, hosted by Richard Bayliss alongside special guests, this show reviews all the overnight action in France.

Broadcast: Mel McLaughlin, Amy Duggan, Heather Garriock, Ante Juric, Tal Karp, Alicia Ferguson and Mark Schwarzer.

All times listed AEST.

Top Photo: Host Amy Duggan, joined by Tal Karp, Cheryl Salisbury and Heather Garriock in the Optus Sport studio.

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