07/11/2019 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 07/11/2019 16:29
LOS ANGELES (Thursday, July 11, 2019) - The LA Galaxy will honor U.S. Women's National Team forward Alex Morgan during the club's match this Friday, July 12 at Dignity Health Sports Park (8 p.m. PT; UniMas), after Morgan and the USWNT returned this week from winning the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup Final on Sunday in France. Fans can purchase tickets to the match at www.lagalaxy.com/tickets.
Morgan was instrumental in the USWNT's World Cup campaign, earning Silver Boot honors after notching six goals and tallying three assists in 490 during the tournament. Their victory made the USA only the second nation to successfully defend a World Cup crown.
Last night, Morgan was honored at the ESPYs in Los Angeles as she collected honors as the Best Female Athlete and the USWNT was named Best Team.
The 2019 USWNT Victory Tour, presented by Allstate, kicks off on Saturday, Aug. 3 when the USA hosts the Republic of Ireland at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif. It will be the USA's first game on home soil after winning the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup in France. The match will be broadcast on ESPN2 and the ESPN App starting at 7 p.m. PT.
The LA Galaxy (11-7-1, 34 points) are 31-23-15 all-time against the San Jose Earthquakes. Friday's contest will mark the second and final meeting between the two sides this season.