National Women's Soccer League

Previewing the weekend: Spirit, Red Stars look to solidify places in postseason

Boston Breakers v. Washington Spirit ( 7 p.m. ET; Soldiers Field Soccer Stadium in Allston, Mass.) For the final time this season, the Boston Breakers will take the field at Soldiers Field Soccer Stadium, squaring off against the Washington Spirit. Despite having lost their last four consecutive matches–and not having won since May 30–the match is … Continue reading

FC Kansas City / Houston Dash / National Women's Soccer League

Dash own goal forces draw with Kansas City

In front of a sold-out crowd at Swope Soccer Village, FC Kansas City drew the visiting Houston Dash, 1-1 . The Dash’s offense came from United States national team star Carli Lloyd just moments before halftime after forward Camila was fouled in a dangerous spot in the attacking third. Lloyd sent a low, bouncing ball toward the … Continue reading

National Women's Soccer League / Seattle Reign FC / Washington Spirit

Reign remain undefeated at home

After suffering back-to-back road losses, the Seattle Reign powered past the Washington Spirit, 3-1, to earn a second consecutive home win and three crucial points. The two teams are now level on points (six) but the Reign sit just above the Spirit based on goal differential. Coming into the match, the Reign were in sixth … Continue reading

National Women's Soccer League / Seattle Reign FC / Washington Spirit

PREVIEW: Washington Spirit at Seattle Reign

Coming off two straight victories, the Washington Spirit travel west to face off against the sixth place Seattle Reign tonight. Since the NWSL’s inception, the two teams have faced off seven times. Seattle leads the series with four wins (Washington has two and the teams drew once).The last time the two teams faced off was … Continue reading

National Women's Soccer League / Portland Thorns FC / Western New York Flash

Long seals victory for Thorns

After netting a brace in a 4-1 victory over the Boston Breakers last weekend, Allie Long scored the lone goal in the Portland Thorns’ 1-0 victory over the Western New York Flash. In the 22nd minute, midfielder Sinead Farrelly sent a long ball into the box with Long making her run in. Flash goalkeeper Sabrina … Continue reading

National Women's Soccer League / Portland Thorns FC / Western New York Flash

PREVIEW: Western New York Flash at Portland Thorns

Coming off a 4-1 home rout over the Boston Breakers, the Portland Thorns will next host the Western New York Flash on Saturday. Portland’s thriller over Boston saw two goals from Allie Long, a goal and two assists from Meleana Shim, a goal from Sinead Farrelly and an assist from Kendall Johnson. The Thorns dominated … Continue reading