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Wambach on fire for Flash
May 12th, 2013 4:41PM

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[NWSL REWIND: Week 5] Abby Wambach scored both goals to give her three goals and an assist in two games since returning from a concussion as the Western New York Flash beat FC Kansas City on Saturday night at Sahlen Stadium in Rochester, N.Y.

Wambach scored both goals just five minute apart in the first half, but Lauren Cheney responded with a goal in the 53rd minute to pull within a goal for FCKC.

Saturday’s game also marked the season debut of Carli Lloyd, who had missed the first four Flash games of the year with a shoulder injury.

-- Sky Blue FC got first-half goals from Danesha Adams and Australian Lisa De Vanna to beat the Seattle Reign, 2-0, on Saturday.

-- On Sunday, the first-place Portland Thorns beat the Chicago Red Stars, 2-0, on goals by Alex Morgan and Allie Long to remain unbeaten.

NWSL RESULTS, WEEK 5

Sunday, May 12
Chicago 0 Portland 2

Saturday, May 11
Washington 1 Boston 1
Sky Blue FC 2 Seattle 0
Western NY 2 FC Kansas City 1

Wednesday, May 8

Sky Blue FC 1 Chicago 1

NWSL STANDINGS
PTS TEAM W-L-T +/-
13 Portland 4-0-1 9/3
10 Sky Blue FC 3-1-1 7/4
8 Boston 2-0-2 8/4
7 FC Kansas City 2-1-1 5/3
7 Western NY 2-2-1 6/6
3 Washington 0-2-3 5/7
2 Chicago 0-3-2 3/10
1 Seattle 0-4-1 2/8

NWSL SCHEDULE, WEEK 6
Thursday, May 16
Seattle vs. Washington
Portland vs. Sky Blue FC
Saturday, May 18
FC Kansas City vs. Boston
Sunday, May 19
Portland vs. Washington
Seattle vs. Sky Blue FC

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