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FC Gold Pride, from last to first
April 25th, 2010 2:03AM

TAGS:  canada, wps


[WPS] FC Gold Pride, which finished last in Women's Professional Soccer in 2009, temporarily took over first place on Saturday night with a 2-1 win over expansion Atlanta.

Despite playing without starters Christine Sinclair and Candace Chapman, who were Canada for its match against China in Chinngqong on Saturday -- 2-0 win for China -- the Pride edged the Beat.

Second-year player Carrie Dew scored the winning goal for the Bay Area team in the 90th minute.

“Would I rather have a loss and play well or get an ugly win? I’d rather get an ugly win,” said FC Gold Pride coach Albertin Montoya. “Three points goes a long ways and any given team can win."

April 24 in Castro Valley, Calif.
FC Gold Pride 2 Atlanta 1. Goals: Milbrett (Abily) 11, Dew (Riley) 90; Ocampo (Kerr) 25.
FC Gold Pride -- Barnhart, Riley, Buehler, Graczyk, Wilson (Fountain, 86), Edwards, Dew, Abily (Bosio, 59), O'Hara, Milbrett (Yokers, 76), Marta.
Atlanta -- Whitworth, Sesselmann, Bishop, Robinson, Mundy (Cinalli, 56'), Heath, Rasmussen (Thompson, 75'), Yamaguchi, Kerr, Bachmann, Ocampo   
Referee: Dallas Malhiwsky.

April 25
Philadelphia vs. Washington, 6 pm ET
Chicago vs.  Sky Blue FC, 6 pm ET
St. Louis vs. Boston, 6 pm ET (FSC)

6 FC Gold Pride 2-1-0 (0)
4 St. Louis 1-0-1 (+2)
4 Boston 1-0-1 (+1)
3 Washington 1-1-0 (+1)
3 Sky Blue FC 1-1-0 (0)
2 Philadelphia 0-0-2 (0)
1 Chicago 0-1-1 (-1)
1 Atlanta 0-2-1 (-3)

2 Sinclair, FC Gold Pride
2 Aluko, St. Louis
2 Smith, Boston

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