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[NWSL: Week 5] The U.S. and Canadian national team players will be returning after having played Thursday night in Winnipeg, and both teams will be missing players because of injuries or overseas commitments, but Saturday's Portland-Seattle match is the biggest of the NWSL season, a battle of unbeaten teams. The Reign, perfect in five games, can nonetheless open a 10-point lead on the second-place Timbers with a win.

Portland will again be without Alex Morgan and Rachel Van Hollebeke, who are recuperating from injuries, while Tobin Heath (Paris St. Germain), Veronica Boquete (Tyreso) and Stephanie Catley (Australian national team) won’t join the team until later in the season. The Reign is 5-0-0 despite being without Megan Rapinoe, who has missed the last three games with a foot injury.

In their places, other players have stepped up. Scottish international Kim Little leads the Reign in scoring with four goals in her first NWSL season. Ally Long, who made her international debut for the USA against Canada Thursday night, and Jessica McDonald share all six Portland goals.

NWSL WEEK 5, Schedule:
Saturday, May 10
10:00 pm ET
Portland vs. Seattle
Sunday, May 11
3:00 pm ET
Western NY vs. Sky Blue FC
7:00 pm ET
FC Kansas City vs. Washington
Streaming: NWSL You Tube

NWSL WEEK 5, Results:
Wednesday, May 7
7:00 pm ET
Western NY 2 FC Kansas City 1
Sky Blue FC 1 Chicago 1

NWSL Standings:
PTS TEAM W-L-T GF/GA
15 Seattle 5-0-0 12/2
8 Portland 2-0-2 6/3
7 Western NY 2-1-1 6/4
7 FC Kansas City 2-3-1 9/9
6 Washington 2-3-0 7/9
6 Sky Blue FC 1-2-3 6/8
4 Chicago 1-2-1 2/3
3 Boston 1-3-0 5/9
3 Houston 1-3-0 3/9

NWSL Leading Scorers:
G PLAYER, TEAM
4 Kim Little, Seattle
4 Amy Rodriguez, FC Kansas City
3 Jessica McDonald, Portland
3 Diana Matheson
, Washington
3 Allie Long, Portland

NWSL WEEK 6, Schedule:
Wednesday, May 14
8:00 pm ET
Houston vs. Portland
10:00 pm ET
Seattle vs. FC Kansas City
Thursday, May 15
7:00 pm ET
Boston vs. Chicago
Saturday, May 17
6:30 pm ET
Washington vs. Western NY
Sunday, May 18
6:00 pm ET
FC Kansas City vs. Houston
6:30 pm ET
Boston vs. Chicago
Streaming: NWSL You Tube

NWSL WEEK 7, Schedule:
Wednesday, May 21
7:00 pm ET
Washington vs. Sky Blue FC
8:00 pm ET
FC Kansas City vs. Seattle
10:00 pm ET
Portland vs. Western NY
Friday, May 23
8:00 pm ET
Houston vs. Chicago
Saturday, May 24
10:00 pm ET
Portland vs. Sky Blue FC
Sunday, May 25
7:00 pm ET
Boston vs. FC Kansas City
Seattle vs. Western NY
Streaming: NWSL You Tube


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