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Sky Blue FC opens up four-point lead
July 7th, 2013 3:11AM
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[NWSL REWIND: Week 13]Sky Blue FC opened up a four-point lead at the top of the NWSL thanks to a 1-0 win over the Washington Spirit and Portland Thorns FC's 2-0 loss at home to the Boston Breakers.
 
Mexican Monica Ocampo ran on to an open shot inside the top of the box after Danesha Adams had her shot blocked in the 74th minute for the game's only goal. The win snapped Sky Blue's three-game winless streak.
 
Sydney Leroux added to her league lead with her ninth and 10th goals of the season to beat Portland before 12,436 fans at JELD-WEN Field. Both goals came on assists from Heather O’Reilly.

Thorns FC attempted a season-high 20 shots but could not beat goalkeeper Alyssa Naeher. It hasn't scored since a 2-0 win over Seattle on June 16.

NWSL RESULTS, Week 13
Saturday, July 6
Sky Blue FC 1 Washington 0.
SBFC: Monica Ocampo 74
Att.: 1,322.

Saturday, July 6
Portland 0 Boston 2.
BOS: Sydney Leroux (Heather O’Reilly) 11
BOS: Sydney Leroux (Heather O’Reilly) 38
Att.: 12,436.

Thursday, July 4
Chicago 1 Western NY 0.
CHI: Lori Chalupny 58
Att.: 2,064.

Wednesday, July 3
Seattle 1 Boston 1.
SEA: Jessica McDonald (Christine Nairn) 54
BOS: Sydney Leroux (Heather O’Reilly) 63
Att.: 1,430.

Wednesday, July 3
Washington 1 FC Kansas City 1.
FCKC: Erika Tymrak (Merritt Mathias) 55
WAS: Diana Matheson (pen.) 88
Att.: 2,467.

NWSL SCHEDULE, Week 13
Sunday, July 7
FC Kansas City vs. Western NY

NWSL STANDINGS
PTS TEAM W-L-T +/-
30 Sky Blue FC 9-3-3 25/15
26 Portland 8-4-2 18/13
24 FC Kansas City 7-4-3 21/14
21 Western NY 6-3-4 22/13
19 Boston 5-5-4 23/22
15 Chicago 4-6-3 14/20
9 Seattle 2-9-3 11/23
7 Washington 1-8-4 10/24

NWSL LEADING SCORERS
G PLAYER (TEAM)
10+1+2 Sydney Leroux (Boston)
8 Lauren Cheney (FC Kansas City)
7 Abby Wambach (Western NY)
6 Sophie Schmidt (Sky Blue FC)
5 Lisa De Vanna (Sky Blue FC)
5 Alex Morgan (Portland)
5 Renae Cuellar (FC Kansas City)

NWSL SCHEDULE, Week 14
Wednesday, July 10
Washington vs. Chicago
Thursday, July 11
Seattle vs. Western NY
Saturday, July 13
Sky Blue FC vs. Boston
Yurcak Field Stadium
Sunday, July 14
Portland vs. Western NY
Chicago vs. FC Kansas City
Seattle vs. Washington

NWSL SCHEDULE, Week 15
Saturday, July 20
Chicago vs. Washington
Kansas City vs. Seattle
Sunday, July 21
Western NY vs. Sky Blue FC
Boston vs. Portland

NWSL SCHEDULE, Week 16
Wednesday, July 24
FC Kansas City vs. Boston
Thursday, July 25
Seattle vs. Chicago
Saturday, July 27
Washington vs. Boston
Sunday, July 28
Portland vs. Chicago

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