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Red Stars put Washington on its back foot
July 10th, 2013 11:47PM

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[NWSL REWIND: Week 14] Adriana Leon, who came over from Boston in a trade in June, scored the first goal from the penalty spot and had an assist on Ella Masar's goal to lead the Chicago Red Stars to a 2-0 win over the Washington Spirit.

Chicago was frustrated in the early going as Inka Grings had a penalty kick stopped by Spirit goalie Ashlyn Harris and fellow German Sonja Fuss had a free kick hit the near post.

Chicago is 3-1-1 in its last five games and moved to within one point of fifth-place Boston. The loss left Washington with 1-9-4 record and 0-2-1 under new coach Mark Parsons.

“I don’t think the standings are fair enough to Chicago," said Parsons. "They’ve got a great group and are organized. It was impressive to see them come here and put us on the back foot.”

NWSL RESULTS, Week 14
Wednesday, July 10
Washington 0 Chicago 2.
CHI: Adriana Leon (pen.) 63
CHI: Ella Masar (Adriana Leon) 71
Red Card: Washington -- Connie Pohlers 90.
Att.: 2,593.

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

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
22 Western NY 6-3-4 22/13
19 Boston 5-5-4 23/22
18 Chicago 5-6-3 16/20
9 Seattle 2-9-3 11/23
7 Washington 1-9-4 10/26

NWSL LEADING SCORERS
G PLAYER (TEAM)
10 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/Seattle)

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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