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Week 4: Chicago opens at Toyota Park
by Paul Kennedy, April 17th, 2009 7AM
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[WPS] The Chicago Red Stars, who won and tied their first two games on the road, are the last WPS team to open at home when they host Sky Blue FC in the WPS Sunday on FSC (TV: 6 pm ET). For a look at this weekend's WPS action ...

Saturday, April 18
Washington Freedom vs. Boston Breakers, 7 pm ET
Site:Maryland SoccerPlex, Germantown, MD
Transactions
The Freedom finally signed Canadian goalkeeper Erin McLeod, who should replace Brianna Scurry as the No. 1 keeper. McLeod (51 caps) previously helped the Vancouver Whitecaps to W-League championships in 2004 and 2006 and was the starting goalkeeper for Canada at the 2007 Women's World Cup and 2008 Olympics.
International Duty
Breakers Alex Scott and Kelly Smith were among WPS five players called in for England's friendly against Norway in Shrewsbury next Thursday.

Sunday, April 19
Los Angeles Sol vs. FC Gold Pride, 4 pm ET
Site:Home Depot Center, Carson, CA
By the Numbers
This week's top showdown features WPS's two West Coast teams, which are both undefeated. The Sol won both games, while the Pride won at home and tied in New Jersey.
Matchup
The game features Japanese stars Aya Miyama(Sol) and Eriko Arakawa (FC Gold Pride). Miyama is one of the best players in WPS on set pieces; Arakawa scored the first Gold Pride goal in its opener.

Chicago Red Stars vs. Sky Blue FC, 6 pm ET (Fox Soccer Channel)
Site:Toyota Park, Bridgeview, IL   
By the Numbers
Red Stars forward Lindsay Tarpley and Boston Breakers forward Kelly Smith are the only players to score in each of their first two games.
Matchup
The game will feature a pair of English-born coaches in Emma Hayes for Chicago and Ian Sawyers with Sky Blue FC. (WPS's third English-born coach is Abner Rogers.)

 



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