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FCKC edges closer to top; Vero gets first goal
June 16th, 2014 1:47PM

TAGS:  nwsl


[NWSL: Week 9] Frances Silva’s header in the final minute of stoppage time gave FC Kansas City a 2-1 victory over the expansion Houston Dash that moved it to within five points of unbeaten Seattle at the top of the NWSL standings.

-- Spanish star Veronica Boquete and Jessica McDonald scored for Portland in its 2-0 win over the Washington Spirit before 10,365 fans at Providence Park. It was Vero's first goal since joining the Thorns from Tyreso in Sweden.

-- Rookie Maya Hayes scored the game tying goal in the 63rd minute to give Sky Blue FC a 2-2 tie at Chicago before 1,211 fans.

WEDNESDAY. Houston won for the first time at BBVA Compass Stadium and made it three wins in a row with a 2-1 win over the Western New York Flash in front of 4,843 fans.

Houston got goals from Tiffany McCarty and Teresa Noyola sandwiched around a goal by Spaniard Adriana Martin for the Flash, which was missing U.S. international stars Abby Wambach and Carli Lloyd, who joined the USA for its pair of matches against France.

-- Goals by Katie Schoepfer and Courtney Jones a minute apart late in the first half gave the last-place Boston Breakers a 2-0 win over Washington in front of 1,429 fans at Harvard Stadium in Boston.

NWSL WEEK 10, Results:
Sunday June 15
Chicago 2 Sky Blue FC 2
Portland 2 Washington 0
Saturday June 14
Houston 1 FC Kansas City 2
Wednesday June 11
Boston 2 Washington 0
Houston 2 Western NY 1

NWSL Standings:
29 Seattle 9-0-2 25/9
24 FC Kansas City 7-4-3 23/17
20 Chicago 6-4-2 18/12
19 Washington 6-6-1 21/24
17 Portland 5-4-2 12/15
14 Western NY 4-6-2 20/16
13 Houston 4-8-1 16/23
11 Sky Blue FC 2-6-5 13/23
9 Boston 3-8-0 15/24

NWSL Leading Scorers:
11 Kim Little, Seattle
9 Amy Rodriguez, FC Kansas City
6 Jessica McDonald, Portland
6 Jodie Taylor, Washington
5 Lauren Holiday,
FC Kansas City
5 Diana Matheson, Washington

NWSL WEEK 11, Schedule:
Wednesday June 18
7:00 pm   ET
Western NY vs. Chicago
Thursday, June 19
7:00 pm   ET
Boston vs. Seattle
Saturday, June 21
6:30 pm   ET
Washington Spirit vs. Portland
8:00 pm   ET
FC Kansas City vs. Chicago
Sunday, June 22
1:00 pm   ET
Sky Blue FC vs. Boston
3:00 pm   ET
Western NY vs. Seattle
Streaming: NWSL You Tube

NWSL WEEK 12, Schedule:
Wednesday, June 25
10:00 pm   ET
Portland vs. Sky Blue FC
Friday, June 27
7:30 pm   ET
Western NY vs. Boston
Saturday, June 28
8:00 pm   ET
FC Kansas City vs. Portland
9:00 pm   ET
Houston vs. Washington
Seattle vs. Sky Blue FC
Streaming: NWSL You Tube

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