NWSL 2020 fixtures released: your full guide to who's playing who and when

North Carolina Courage celebrating their title win last season (PA Images)
North Carolina Courage celebrating their title win last season (PA Images)
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The National Women's Soccer League have released their 2020 fixtures ahead of the season opener on April 18.

North Carolina Courage took the title last year and will be facing their opponents from the 2019 final, Chicago Red Stars, in their opening match.

After the rounds have been played the top four teams will battle it out in two semi-finals and then a final to claim the NWSL title.

Here is the full list of fixtures:

April 18-19: Washington Spirit v Reign FC, North Carolina Courage v Chicago Red Stars, Portland Thorns v Utah Royals FC and Orlando Pride v Sky Blue FC.

April 24-29: Utah Royals FC v Orlando Pride, Chicago Red Stars v Portland Thorns, Houston Dash v North Carolina Courage, Sky Blue FC v Reign FC, North Carolina Courage v Portland Thorns.

May 2-6: Washington Spirit v Utah Royals FC, Orlando Pride v North Carolina Courage, Reign FC v Chicago Red Stars, Houston Dash v Sky Blue FC, Portland Thorns v Orlando Pride.

May 9: Sky Blue FC v Washington Spirit, Reign FC v North Carolina Courage, Chicago Red Stars v Utah Royals FC, Portland Thorns v Houston Dash.

May 13-17: Sky Blue FC v North Carolina Courage, Washington Spirit v Chicago Red Stars, Portland Thorns v Reign FC, North Carolina Courage v Washington Spirit, Houston Dash v Utah Royals FC, Chicago Red Stars v Orlando Pride.

May 22-24: Utah Royals FC v Portland Thorns, North Carolina Courage v Orlando Pride, Reign FC v Washington Spirit and Sky Blue FC v Houston Dash.

May 27-30: Orlando Pride v Houston Dash, Reign FC v Utah Royals FC, Utah Royals FC v Chicago Red Stars, Washington Spirit v Orlando Pride, Houston Dash v North Carolina Courage and Portland Thorns v Sky Blue FC.

June 12-17: Portland Thorns v Reign FC, North Carolina Courage v Washington Spirit, Sky Blue FC v Chicago Red Stars, Utah Royals FC v Orlando Pride and Houston Dash Washington Spirit.

June 19-21: Reign FC v Orlando Pride, Sky Blue FC v Utah Royals FC, Washington Spirit v Portland Thorns and Chicago Red Stars v Houston Dash.

June 26-28: Orlando Pride v Washington Spirit, Chicago Red Stars v North Carolina Courage, Reign FC v Sky Blue FC and Houston Dash v Portland Thorns.

July 3-5: Washington Spirit v Sky Blue FC, Utah Royals FC v Houston Dash, North Carolina Courage v Reign FC and Orlando Pride v Portland Thorns.

July 10-12: North Carolina Courage v Utah Royals FC, Houston Dash v Chicago Red Stars, Portland Thorns v Sky Blue FC and Orlando Pride v Reign FC.

July 18-19: Sky Blue FC v North Carolina Courage, Chicago Red Stars v Orlando Pride, Utah Royals FC v Washington Spirit and Houston Dash v Reign FC.

August 1-2: North Carolina Courage v Portland Thorns, Washington Spirit v Houston Dash, Orlando Pride v Utah Royals FC and Reign FC v Chicago Red Stars.

August 7-9: Orlando Pride v Sky Blue FC, Washington Spirit v North Carolina Courage, Utah Royals FC v Reign FC and Portland Thorns v Chicago Red Stars.

August 14-16: Utah Royals FC v North Carolina Courage, Chicago Red Stars v Washington Spirit, Portland Thorns v Orlando Pride and Sky Blue FC v Houston Dash.

August 21-26: Orlando Pride v Reign FC, Houston Dash v Utah Royals FC, Chicago Red Stars v Sky Blue FC and Reign FC v Houston Dash.

August 29-30: Reign FC v Portland Thorns, North Carolina Courage v Chicago Red Stars, Orlando Pride v Houston Dash and Washington Spirit v Sky Blue FC.

September 2-6: Chicago Red Stars v Portland Thorns, Houston Dash v Washington Spirit, Utah Royals FC v Sky Blue FC, Portland Thorns v North Carolina Courage, Chicago Red Stars v Reign FC.

September 9-13: Washington Spirit v Orlando Pride, Washington Spirit v Portland Thorns, Houston Dash v Orlando Pride, North Carolina Courage v Utah Royals FC and Sky Blue FC v Reign FC.

September 25-26: Orlando Pride v Chicago Red Stars, Utah Royals FC v Washington Spirit, Sky Blue FC v Portland Thorns and Reign FC v Houston Dash.

September 30: North Carolina Courage v Sky Blue FC and Utah Royals FC v Chicago Red Stars.

October 3-7: Sky Blue FC v Orlando Pride, Portland Thorns v Washington Spirit, Reign FC v North Carolina Courage, Chicago Red Stars v Houston Dash and Utah Royals FC v Reign FC.

October 9-11: Houston Dash v Portland Thorns, Washington Spirit v Chicago Red Stars, Orlando Pride v North Carolina Courage and Sky Blue FC v Utah Royals FC.

October 17-18: North Carolina Courage v Houston Dash, Chicago Red Stars v Sky Blue FC, Portland Thorns v Utah Royals FC and Reign FC v Washington Spirit.

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