Wins for Portland, Seattle and Chicago NWSL 2nd May 2016
Boston Breakers 0 – 1 Portland Thorns FC
Dagný Brynjarsdóttir 79′ (Portland Thorns FC)
Portland Thorns Dagny Brynjarsdottir scored the only goal in the 79th minute, while midfielder Tobin Heath tallied her fourth assist in three games as Portland Thorns FC earned a 1-0 win on the road against the Boston Breakers in front of 3,698 at Jordan Field on Sunday night.
Seattle Reign FC 1 – 0 FC Kansas City
Kim Little 56′ (Seattle Reign FC)
Seattle Reign FC picked up its second consecutive win of the season by defeating FC Kansas City 1-0 at home at Memorial Stadium in front of a crowd of 4,083. With the win, Seattle now sits tied with Chicago in third place, three points behind the league-leading Washington Spirit and one point behind the 2nd place Portland Thorns FC, who Reign FC will face in their next home match. Midfielder Kim Little delivered the lone goal of the night in the 56th minute
Chicago Red Stars 1 – 0 Orlando Pride
Christen Press 64′ (Chicago Red Stars)
Chicago Red Stars gained their second consecutive victory in National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) play by downing visiting expansion side Orlando Pride 1-0. In a hard-fought clash, the Red Stars prevailed courtesy of striker Christen Press’s game-winner, her second goal in three games this season, and fellow U.S. Women’s National Team shot-stopper Alyssa Naeher’s second straight clean sheet. Chicago managed to contain opposition stand out Alex Morgan despite the absence of Stars and Stripes centre back Julie Johnston due to injury.
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