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Unbeaten Reign rallies once again to beat Boston
July 7th, 2014 1:43AM

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[NWSL: Week 13] For the seventh time in the last nine games, Seattle gave up the first goal, but that did not deter the unbeaten Reign, which earned a 3-2 win over the last-place Boston Breakers on Sunday evening in front of 3,705 fans at Memorial Stadium.

Japanese forward Nahomi Kawasumi led the Reign with two goals. It is now 13-0-3 with 42 points, nine ahead of with 42 points, nine points ahead of second-place FC Kansas City, which clobbered Sky Blue FC, 5-0.

Courtney Jones
opened the scoring for Boston in the 19th minute, but the Reign responded first on a Naho goal, then an own goal, before Katie Schoepfer ripped a shot past Hope Solo on the far post to even the score.

In the 83rd minute, Seattle would retake the lead for good when Jessica Fishlock found Naho for the game winner and her fifth goal of the season.

FC Kansas City got two goals from Sarah Hagen in her first NWSL star and one each from Erika Tymrak, Lauren Holiday and Amy Rodriguez.

FRIDAY. 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.

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:
Sunday, July 6
Sky Blue FC 0 FC Kansas City 5
Seattle 3 Boston 2
Saturday, July 5
Houston 1 Western NY 4
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 Standings:
PTS TEAM W-L-T GF/GA
42 Seattle 13-0-3 34/13
33 FC Kansas City 10-4-3 30/17
23 Western NY 7-8-2 30/22
23 Washington 7-7-2 26/33
21 Chicago 6-6-3 20/17
21 Portland 6-6-3 21/21
16 Sky Blue FC 3-7-7 16/30
13 Houston 4-10-1 17/28
11 Boston 3-11-2 22/35

NWSL Leading Scorers:
G PLAYER, TEAM
12 Kim Little, Seattle
10 Amy Rodriguez, FC Kansas City
9 Jodie Taylor, Washington
9 Jessica McDonald, Portland
7 Lauren Holiday, FC Kansas City
6 Diane Matheson, Washington
6 Carli Lloyd, Western NY
6 Samantha Kerr
, Western NY

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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