National Women’s Soccer League 2014

Chicago Red Stars lead the NWSL 10th May 2015

 

Western New York Flash 0 – 1 Kansas City

Goals From:

Liz Bogus 73′ (Kansas City)

Attendance: 1802

 

Chicago Red Stars 3 – 0 Boston Breakers

Goals From:

Sofia Huerta 56′ 82′ (Chicago Red Stars)

Cara Walls 70′ (Chicago Red Stars)

Attendance:

It was a game of firsts for the Red Stars on Saturday against visiting Boston Breakers. With both teams missing nearly all their World Cup players, Chicago earned a dominant 3-0 win courtesy of heroics by several rookies and newcomers, Sofia Huerta leading the pack with a brace and an assist. While Cara Walls also found the net for the first time as a pro, another first-year player, Arin Gilliland, bagged her first career assist. Goalkeeper Michele Dalton earned her first shutout in her NWSL debut.

 

Sky Blue 1 – 1 Seattle Reign

Goals From:

Lauren Barnes 76′ (Seattle Reign)

Nadia Nadim 90′ (Sky Blue)

Attendance: 1562

A late red card and penalty kick conversion resulted in a 1-1 draw on Saturday night in front of 1,562 fans at Yurcak Field, where Sky Blue FC (1-2-2, 5 points) hosted the visiting Seattle Reign FC (2-2-1, 7 points). Danish striker Nadia Nadim made good on the penalty kick try, which came after a handball infraction on Seattle midfielder Jessica Fishlock.

 

Portland Thorns 2 – 2 Washington Spirit

Goals From:

Crystal Dunn 3′ (Washington Spirit)

Francisca Ordega 14′ (Washington Spirit)

Mana Shim 28′ (Portland Thorns)

Allie Long 51′ (Portland Thorns)

Attendance: 14,236

Portland Thorns FC rallied from a two-goal deficit for a second-straight match as midfielder Allie Long netted the game-tying goal in a 2-2 draw against the Washington Spirit in front of 14,236 fans on Saturday evening at Providence Park.

With the draw, Thorns FC move to 2-0-2 (8pts), marking the second consecutive season in which the team has opened the campaign with a four-game unbeaten streak. Portland extended its home unbeaten streak at Providence Park to eight consecutive games (6-0-2) with the result, dating back to the 2014 season.

 

Source courtesy of: nwslsoccer.com

 

NWSL Top Goalscorer:

Christen Press – Chicago Red Stars  4

Crystal Dunn – Washington Spirit  4

Allie Long – Portland Thorns FC  4

Megan Rapinoe – Seattle Reign  3

Jessica McDonald – Houston Dash  3

Beverly Yanez – Seattle Reign  3

Christine Nairn – Washington Spirit  3

Meleana Shim – Portland Thorns FC  3

Katy Freels – Sky Blue  2

 

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