[NWSL: Semifinals] The Western New York Flash will get the chance to make it four championships in a row in four different leagues as it will host will the Portland Thorns FC Saturday in the NWSL final.
The Flash beat Sky Blue FC, 2-0, on a pair of Carli Lloyd goals to move into the NWSL final, where it will get the chance to make it four championships in a row in four different leagues after titles in the W-League (2010), WPS (2011) and WPSL Elite (2012).
Lloyd scored on a header off a cross from defender Katherine Reynolds in the first half and iced the victory in stoppage time after she was put through by Abby Wambach.
FINAL: The NWSL championship game will be nationally televised on FOX Sports 2, while also being available on FOXSoccer2Go, on Saturday at 5 p.m. ET.
Aug. 24 in Rochester, N.Y.
Western New York 2 Sky Blue FC.Goals: Lloyd (Reynolds) 33, Lloyd 93+.
Western New York --Franch, Reynolds, Salem, Barczuk, Taylor, Johnson, , Lloyd, Huffman, Kerr (Zerboni 79), Martin (Wells 72), Wambach.
Sky Blue FC -- Cameron, Johnson, Makoski, Freels, Nick, Lisonbee-Cutshall, Goodson, Cameron, Ocampo (Adams 62), Schmidt (Lytle 55), DeVanna.
Referee: Katja Koroleva.