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Rodriguez leads Independence movement
by Paul Kennedy, June 28th, 2010 12:54AM

TAGS:  wps


[WPS] U.S. international Amy Rodriguez scored her fifth and sixth goals of the season, helping the expansion Philadelphia Independence overcome a two-goal deficit and beat Washington, 3-2, to move to within a point of first-place FC Gold Pride.

Despite overshooting Sky Blue FC, 17-4, FC Gold Pride fell to the defending champions, 2-0, on Sunday. Rosana and Tasha Kai scored second-half goals to give Sky Blue FC the win.

The struggling Boston Breakers fell at home to Chicago, 2-1, on Ella Masar's first two goals of the season.

June 27 in Hayward, Calif.
FC Gold Pride 0 Sky Blue FC 2. Goals: Rosana (O'Reilly) 59, Kai 89.
FC Gold Pride -- Barnhart, Wilson (Graczyk, 47), Chapman, Buehler, Riley, Boxx (Milbrett, 63), Bosio (Abily, 63), Edwards, Marta, Sinclair, O'Hara.
Sky Blue FC -- Bardsley, Koster, Rampone, Taylor, Schnur (Fletcher, 82), White, Kalmari, Averbuch, Trotter (Landstrom, 67), O'Reilly, Rosana (Kai, 60).  
Referee: Felisha Mariscal.
Att.: 2,478.

June 26 in West Chester, Pa.
Philadelphia 3 Washington 2. Goals: Rodriguez (DiMartino) 63, Rodriguez (Buczkowski) 73, Sanderson 90; Mykjaland 3, Wambach pen. 13.
Philadelphia -- LeBlanc, Mitts, Falk, Krzysik, Senty (Buczkowski, 47), Lohman (Sanderson, 86), Lindsey, Magnusdottir, DiMartino, Seger, Rodriguez.
Washington -- McLeod, Moros (Singer, 71), Sauerbrunn, Marshall, Whitehill, Long, Sawa, Goebel (Bock, 82), Huffman, Wambach, Mykjaland (Bompastor, 59)   
Referee: Kari Seitz.

June 25 in Cambridge, Mass.
Boston 1 Chicago 2.
Goals: Masar (Cristiane) 14, Masar (Dalmy) 80; Fabiana (del Rio) 47.
Boston --
Naeher, Scott, LePeilbet, Igwe (Bogus, 85), Cox, Fabiana, Angeli, del Rio (Hemmings, 79), Lilly, Smith, Cheney (Tarpley, 77)
Chicago --
Loyden, Dalmy, Spilger, Engen, Markgraf, Formiga, Carney, Chapman, Rapinoe (Nogueira, 72), Cristiane (Asante, 86), Masar (McDonald, 90)   
Jennifer Bennett.

22 FC Gold Pride 7-3-1
21 Philadelphia 6-3-3
17 Sky Blue FC 5-4-2
17 Washington 4-3-3
11 Chicago 3-5-3
7 Boston 1-5-4
6 Atlanta 1-5-3

6 Marta, FC Gold Pride
6 Rodriguez, Philadelphia
5 Wambach, Washington
4 Aluko, Atlanta
4 Kalmari, Sky Blue FC
4 Sinclair, Boston

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