National Women’s Soccer League 2014

Portland Thorns beat Chicago Red Stars 10th August


Portland Thorns 2 – 1 Chicago Red Stars

Goals From:

Alyssa Mautz 28′ (Chicago Red Stars)

Allie Long 38′ 69′ (Portland Thorns)

Attendance: 15,858


Alyssa Mautz put Chicago one up after 28 minutes, two goals from midfielder Allie Long, Portland Thorns FC earned a come-from-behind, 2-1 victory against the Chicago Red Stars in a nationally televised game before 15,858 fans on Sunday night at Providence Park.

Recording their third straight win and handing Chicago (7-2-6, 27pts) just its second loss of the 2015 season, Thorns FC (6-6-4, 22pts) moved into a tie on points for fourth place in the NWSL standings with FC Kansas City. The top four teams in the league qualify for the postseason. With just four matches remaining on the regular-season schedule, Portland travels to face FC Kansas City on Wednesday, Aug. 12.  Portland is just two points behind the Washington Spirit (24pts) in third place and five points behind Chicago (27pts) in second place, however each of those teams have a game in hand on Thorns FC.
Lineups and Stats:

Portland Thorns: GK Michelle Betos, D Clare Polkinghorne, D Kat Williamson © (Van Hollebeke, 85), D Emily Menges, M McCall Zerboni, M Sinead Farrelly, M Kaylyn Kyle, M Tobin Heath, M Allie Long, F Jodie Taylor (Sanderson, 60), F Christine Sinclair

Substitutes Not Used: GK Nadine Angerer, M Kendall Johnson, M Mana Shim, F Hanna Terry

TOTAL SHOTS: 11 (Long, 4); SHOTS ON GOAL: 4 (Long, 2); FOULS: 13 (Kyle, 4); OFFSIDES: 3; CORNER KICKS: 3; SAVES: 7


Chicago Red Stars: GK Karina LeBlanc, D Abby Erceg, D Julie Johnston, D Arin Gilliland, D Taryn Hemmings, M Lori Chalupny ©, M Danielle Colaprico (Quon, 71), M Vanessa DiBernardo, M Alyssa Mautz (Hoy, 74), F Christen Press, F Melissa Tancredi (Huerta, 65)

Substitutes Not Used: GK Michele Dalton, D Michelle Lomnicki, F Adriana Leon, F Cara Walls

TOTAL SHOTS: 16 (Press, Tancredi, 4); SHOTS ON GOAL: 8 (Press, 2); FOULS: 13 (Colaprico, 4); OFFSIDES: 1; CORNER KICKS: 5; SAVES: 2

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  1. David Estrada 6 years ago

    Let’s go Thorns a supporter from Spain!!! 🙂

    • Gina West 6 years ago

      Who’s your favourite player? Are you able to watch the game live on youtube or do you watch the replays because of the time difference!

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