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United through to Cup semi against Everton

first_imgUnited defeated West Ham 2-1 in lasat night’s sixth round replay at Upton Park. Marcus Rashford and Marouane Fellaini got the goals for Man United. They now face a trip to Wembley to face Everton on Saturday-week. United manager Louis van Gaal says that he’s desperate to bring some silverware to Old Trafford.Also last night, Crystal Palace and Everton played-out a scoreless draw in their Premier League clash at Selhurst Park.Irish international James McCarthy saw red for Everton after picking-up a second yellow card at the start of the second-half.Later tonight, Liverpool go in search of a Europa League semi-final spot.The Reds will play host to Jurgen Klopp’s former Borussia Dortmund charged in the second-leg of their quarter-final after it finished one-all last week in Germany.Kick-off at Anfield is at five-past eight.last_img read more

Women’s World Cup 2019: USA-France ticket prices jump to more than $10K

first_imgThe U.S. is the No. 1 ranked team in the world, according to the FIFA Women’s World Ranking. France is No. 4. In 2015, the U.S. was also No. 1 but China was No. 14.Megan Rapinoe scored two penalties as the U.S. edged past Spain, 2-1, on Monday to set up the quarterfinal against France. The U.S. has reached the quarterfinal stage in every edition of the Women’s World Cup between 1991 and 2019, becoming the second nation to achieve this feat alongside Germany, which has made eight appearances. Women’s World Cup 2019: USA’s Megan Rapinoe scores twice to advance to France quarterfinal To compare, tickets for Thursday’s quarterfinal match between England and Norway span from $28 to $170.There is a reason for the price hike though. France is hosting the World Cup and Canada was the host country in 2015, so there is a much higher demand for these tickets and this particular matchup this time around. As of Tuesday morning on StubHub.com, the least expensive ticket is listed for $426, while the most expensive is listed at a whopping $17,000, with a number of tickets in the $1,000 to $3,000 range.That’s a huge leap from the 2015 tournament, as ESPN.com notes the average resale price of tickets for the USWNT’s quarterfinal match against China was $165. What’s even more shocking? The USWNT’s final match against Japan topped out at $368. Related News Women’s World Cup 2019: USA’s Megan Rapinoe predicts match against France will be ‘crazy’ Looking to score quarterfinal tickets at the Women’s World Cup? Be prepared to pay for the marquee meeting.Ticket prices for the United States’ quarterfinal match against France on Friday have soared since the meeting was set, with one seller on the secondary market listing a pair for more than $15,000. Women’s World Cup 2019: Full bracket, dates, times, TV channels, results for every matchlast_img read more