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Two late Press goals earn Red Stars tie
July 4th, 2014 7:57PM

TAGS:  nwsl


[NWSL: Week 13] Christen Press scored two late goals -- her first two since moving to the NWSL -- to give the Chicago Red Stars a 2-2 tie with the Portland Thorns before 13,084 fans at Providence Park on Friday afternoon.

Forward Jessica McDonald -- with a club record ninth goal of the season -- and defender Sarah Huffman each scored first-half goals to put Portland ahead.

Press trimmed the lead in the 76th minute, scoring off a pass from midfielder Emily Van Egmond. Just six minutes later, Press equalized, intercepting a clearance on the edge of the box and finishing with a well-placed shot inside the top right corner.

NWSL WEEK 13, Results:
Friday, July 4
Portland 2 Chicago 2
Wednesday, July 2
Washington 3 Boston 3
Western NY 1 Seattle 2
Sky Blue vs. Houston-postponed

NWSL WEEK 13, Schedule:
Saturday, July 5
9:00 pm ET
Houston vs. Western NY
Sunday, July 6
6:00 pm ET
Sky Blue FC vs. FC Kansas City
7:00 pm ET
Seattle vs. Boston

NWSL Standings:
36 Seattle 12-0-3 31/11
30 FC Kansas City 9-4-3 25/17
23 Washington 7-7-2 26/33
21 Chicago 6-6-3 20/17
21 Portland 6-6-3 21/21
20 Western NY 6-8-2 26/21
16 Sky Blue FC 3-6-7 16/25
13 Houston 4-9-1 16/24
11 Boston 3-10-2 20/32

NWSL Leading Scorers:
11 Kim Little, Seattle
9+2 Jodie Taylor, Washington
9+1 Jessica McDonald, Portland
9 Amy Rodriguez, FC Kansas City
6+1 Diane Matheson, Washington
6 Carli Lloyd, Western NY
6 Lauren Holiday,
FC Kansas City

NWSL WEEK 14, Schedule:
Wednesday, July 9
8:00 pm ET
Chicago vs. Portland
Friday, July 11
9:00 pm ET
Houston vs. Boston
Saturday, July 12
7:00 pm ET
Western NY vs. Washington
8:00 pm ET
Chicago vs. Seattle
Sunday, July 13
5:00 pm ET
Portland vs. FC Kansas City

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