Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America Classifieds
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalkSoccer America ConfidentialYouth Soccer InsiderWorld Cup Watch
RSS FeedsArchivesManage SubscriptionsSubscribe
Order Current IssueSubscribeManage My SubscriptionRenew My SubscriptionGift Subscription
My AccountJoin Now
Tournament CalendarCamps & AcademiesSoccer GlossaryClassifieds
Flash and Thorns join FCKC at top
August 18th, 2013 2:58AM

MOST READ


[NWSL REWIND: Week 19] The Western New York Flash and Portland Thorns FC both earned 2-1 decisions on Saturday to move into a tie for first place with FC Kansas City heading into the final day of the NWSL regular season. The Blues will clinch the title with a win or tie over Chicago on Sunday at home.

In the case of a Kansas City loss, there will be a three-way tie for first place -- four-way in case of a Sky Blue FC win in Sunday's other game -- and the Flash will take the title on goal difference -- barring a 12-goal Sky Blue FC win. The Flash win over Boston before 6,311 fans all but secured it a semifinal game at Sahlen’s Stadium.

Abby Wambach led Western New York with a goal and assist on Samantha Kerr's goal. Rhian Wilkinson scored for Boston. Wambach's goal was her 11th of the season. She's tied for second with Boston's Sydney Leroux behind Lauren Holiday of Kansas City with 12 goals.

After Portland conceded the game’s opening goal to Seattle's Megan Rapinoe in the third minute, Christine Sinclair responded with a goal in each half to give the Thorns their 2-1 win  before a sellout crowd of 3,855 at Starfire Sports Complex.

NWSL REWIND, Week 19
Saturday, August 17
Western NY 2 Boston 1
Seattle 1 Portland 2

NWSL SCHEDULE, Week 19
Sunday, August 18
FC Kansas City vs. Chicago
Washington vs. Sky Blue FC

NWSL STANDINGS
PTS TEAM W-L-T +/-
38 FC Kansas City 11-5-5 33/20
38 Western NY 10-4-8 36/20
38 Portland 11-6-5 32/25
35 Sky Blue FC 10-6-5 30/25
-----------------------------------
30 Boston 8-8-6 35/34
27 Chicago 7-8-6 30/35
18 Seattle 5-14-3 22/36
13 Washington 3-14-4 15/38

NWSL LEADING SCORERS
G PLAYER (TEAM)
12 Lauren Holiday (FC Kansas City)
11+1 Abby Wambach (Western NY)
11 Sydney Leroux (Boston)
8+2 Christine Sinclair (Vancouver)
8 Monica Ocampo (Sky Blue FC)
8 Diana Matheson (Washington)
8 Alex Morgan (Portland)
7 Sophie Schmidt (Sky Blue FC)
7 Carli Lloyd (Western NY)

(Click here for information on NWSL streaming.)


No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
U.S. under-20 national team wins semifinal thriller    
[DALLAS CUP] Rubio Rubin scored his second goal of the game on a rebound of his ...
What They're Saying    
"Miami's greatness is about the interaction of a vibrant culture and the water. We will earn ...
Strikers will test measure of progress at Carolina    
[NASL: Week 2] The Fort Lauderdale Strikers, seventh and fifth in the NASL's two half-seasons, will ...
Chelsea takes on its U-8s    
[VIDEO PICK: Off the Post] Chelsea's John Terry, David Luiz, Frank Lampard et al took on ...
Collins John slapped with three-game suspension    
[USL PRO: Week 5] The USL PRO career of Collins John, the Liberian-born Dutch international who ...
What They're Saying    
"There is no problem. Tensions are a bit high; I have no problem with that. They ...
Chivas USA's McNamara faces knee surgery    
[MLS INJURY REPORT] Rookie Thomas McNamara, who had started every game for Chivas USA until being ...
Road to Rio begins for Tab Ramos' group    
[USA UNDER-21 MEN] The road to Rio begins for the U.S. men's Olympic team begins with ...
New-look Thorns aim for two in a row on road    
[NWSL: Week 2] The defending champion Portland Thorns FC remain on the road for the second ...
Lack of playing time worrying for bubble players    
[AMERICANS ABROAD] With only four weeks at most for most players before the end of their ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives