Liu Ailing, last week's WUSA Player of the Week, assisted on Mandy Clemens' goal and scored one herself in a 2-0 Philadelphia win at Washington on Thursday night.
The Charge played without Lorrie Fair (strained right hamstring), forward Kelly Smith (stress fracture in right foot), goalkeeper Melissa Moore (broken bone in right hand) and defender Erica Iverson (stress fracture in right foot).
May 31 in Washington, D.C.
WASHINGTON 0 PHILADELPHIA 2
PHI û Mandy Clemens 1 (Liu Ailing) 20.
PHI û Liu Ailing 3 (Mandy Clemens, Rakel Karvelsson) 51.
Washington -- Siri Mullinix, Emmy Barr (Justi Baumgardt, 63), Lindsay Stoecker, Skylar Little (Roseli, 76), Jen Grubb, Amanda Cromwell, Michelle French, Bai Jie, Mia Hamm, Pretinha (Monica Gerardo, 82), Tracey Milburn (Anne Makinen, 36).
CAUTIONS: Cromwell 70; EJECTIONS: n/a.
Philadelphia -- Saskia Webber, Heather Mitts, Doris Fitschen, Jennifer Tietjen, Jenny Benson, Laurie Schwoy, Liu Ailing, Rakel Karvelsson, Rebekah McDowell, Margret Olafsdottir (Erin Martin, 31, Deidre Enos, 84), Mandy Clemens.
CAUTIONS: n/a; EJECTIONS: n/a.
Referee: Rachel Woo.
Weather: Partly Cloudy.
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